The majority of onions are grown for grocery stores and super markets. A uniform size, shape and color are important characteristics desired by the retailer and customer. To measure these important characteristics is difficult, but we are capable of doing this. A domestic supply of yellow, red, and white onions are available year-round ranging in sizes from less than one-inch in diameter to over 4.5 inches in diameter.
Every 20 year’s there’s a doubling of food production to feed the expanding humanity worldwide. They also view onions more and more as healthy and flavourful. These trends can guide retailers to improve onion movement and sales. This development will provide growth for JDC because more and more farms needs to produce their onions more efficiently and more accurately.