Iceberg markets are up following reduced yields in the Arizona and California desert regions; green leaf and romaine prices are inching higher as well.
Rain is expected in the Oxnard, California, growing region starting Sunday, February 18 and continuing through Wednesday, February 21.
Some of Markon Cooperative's Markon First Crop (MFC) Iceberg and Leaf Lettuce items are not available this week with Markon Best Available or packer brand are being substituted as needed.
Small-size navel oranges (113- and 138-count) will be extremely limited throughout the 2023/2024 season, according to Markon Cooperative.
Cold temperatures and lettuce ice are developing in the Arizona/California desert growing region. Markon First Crop (MFC) Green Leaf, Iceberg, and Romaine packs are available.
A series of winter cold fronts are expected over the next week in the Arizona-California desert growing region, bringing a pattern of light rain followed by cool temperatures and lettuce ice conditions.
As the California Navel season progresses, small fruit (113- and 138-count oranges) will become extremely tight.
Markon Cooperative released this asparagus crop update, showing supplies remain extremely scarce, and prices will continue climbing.
Markon Cooperative released this update on the Florida weekend storm December 22, 2023.
Red bell pepper supplies are extremely scarce; prices have escalated. Green bell volume is lower; the California season is ending, and Florida fields have been affected by storms.