Workers processing vidalia onions on a conveyor beltVidalia onions are expected to be in steady supply for the 2022 season, according to Vidalia Onion Committee Chairman Cliff Riner. With April 12th announced as the official 2022 pack date, Riner praised the diligent efforts of growers that will help overcome supply chain and timing challenges seen across the food sector. An estimated 10,000 acres of Vidalia’s were planted this by 60 registered farmers across 20 southeastern Georgia counties.

Coming off the heels of a 13.7% sales increase in 2021, the industry expects to see that trend continue as people continue to host more at-home get-togethers.

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