UPDATE: TOMATOES

May 24, 2022

Prices are up. Supplies are snug as harvests are transitioning on both coasts. Markon First Crop Tomatoes are available.

  • East Coast production has slowed in Florida’s Ruskin/Palmetto region; the season is winding down
    • Roma, round, cherry, and grape tomato quality is good
    • Large sizes are limited; growers are harvesting second and third picks
    • Supplies will tighten over the next two weeks as the Quincy, FL region is behind schedule
  • Mexican growers are transitioning from the mainland to their summer season in Baja
    • Overall volume and size profile are down; quality is good
    • Grape tomato harvesting is expected to increase to seasonal levels by the first week of June
  • The California desert region is harvesting limited mature green supplies; San Joaquin Valley production will start approximately June 20
  • Expect markets to increase over the next two weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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