News and Stories


May 10, 2021

The Idaho/Oregon season for Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions has concluded. MFC Onions are available in California, South Texas, and Washington.   

  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions will ship out of the Imperial Valley through early June

New Mexico

  • Packer label Mexican onions will be available to ship this week
  • A limited quantity of domestic onions are expected to be available the week of May 24
  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions will hit the market first week of June


  • The South Texas season for MFC Onions will end next week
  • Packer label onions will remain available in Texas into early June; however, quality will be erratic in remaining supplies
  • Late-season onions were in an early phase of the growing process during the mid-February freeze


  • Washington MFC Onions will be available through the week of May 28
  • Expect diminishing quality in remaining storage shipments  
  • Onions will have golden, cured skins, but may be softer than early and mid-season stocks
  • Problems may include occasional internal decay, mold, and multiple centers/hearts

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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