News and Stories


May 18, 2021

Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are available in California, South Texas, and Washington. MFC Onions will begin shipping out of New Mexico next week.  

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

New Mexico

  • Packer label Mexican onions are on the market    
  • A limited quantity of domestic onions will be available at the end of this week
  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions will begin shipping next week


  • The South Texas MFC Onion season will conclude this week
  • Packer label onions will remain available in Texas into early June; however, quality will be erratic in remaining supplies
  • Size will be small in remaining stocks, dominated by medium onions
  • Late-season onions were in an early phase of the growing process during the mid-February freeze


  • Washington MFC Onions will be available through 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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