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Markon’s sixth annual chef summit focuses on plant-powered dishes

- General News
After weathering a far from typical year in the foodservice industry, chefs from across the United States came together to develop, learn, and collaborate around plant-powered menu items at Markon Cooperative’s recently held Chef Summit.

Onion prices rise for large sizes

- General News
The new onion crop is dominated by medium-sized onions, causing prices to rise for jumbos and super colossals.

Broccoli, cauliflower prices rising

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Broccoli prices are on the rise as cooler weather in California growing areas is limiting supplies.

Heat takes toll on NW blueberries

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The record-breaking heat in the Pacific Northwest will lower yields for berries, with blueberries hit especially hard.

High quality lettuce sees low prices

- General News
Post-Mother’s Day has always been a cheap time to buy flowers, and now, it looks like a great time to buy lettuce.

Strong demand causing garlic supply gaps

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Garlic buyers could have some problems finding steady supply this spring as demand rises.

Demand pushes up potato prices

- General News
F.o.b. prices on Idaho russets have risen several dollars in the past month on all sizes, according to the USDA.

Lettuce sees stronger demand as it moves from desert to central California

- General News
Lettuce and other leafy greens are moving from the California/Arizona desert to the short Huron, CA, season, with the Salinas Valley season set to start next week.

Markon welcomes new food safety director

- General News
Markon, whose reputation is built upon its dedication to food safety, is welcoming Kate Burr as its new Food Safety Director.