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Markon First Crop (MFC) Eggplant has subtly earthy flavors that accent a wide variety of cuisine.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
Ethylene Sensitive:

Available Offerings from Markon for Eggplant

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
Eggplant pounds or kilograms 24 COUNT 2 06 11628 91797 3 6 11628 91797 9
Eggplant pounds or kilograms 3 COUNT 0 06 11628 91798 6 6 11628 91798 6
Eggplant pounds or kilograms 18 COUNT 2 06 11628 91799 7 6 11628 91799 3

Storage Tips:

Refrigerate in high humidity; to prevent chill injury, do not store below 42 degrees; keep away from ethylene producing produce.

Handling Tips:

Very sensitive to bruising; handle with care. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.

General Usage Ideas

  • Roast MFC Eggplant and RSS Peeled Garlic; purée with RSS Lemon Juice, Kalamata olives, Italian parsley, basil, and olive oil; spread on crostini
  • Purée artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, capers, and RSS Peeled Garlic; spread on bread slices; top with roasted MFC Eggplant and MFC Tomatoes; grill in a Panini maker; serve with salad of RSS Spring Mix
  • Stir-fry pork cubes, chopped MFC Eggplant, Chinese long beans, baby corn, and red curry paste; add coconut milk and RSS Washed & Trimmed Cilantro; simmer until meat is tender

Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:

  • Toss MFC Eggplant and RSS Sliced Onions with cumin, cayenne, and olive oil; roast until tender; drizzle with pomegranate molasses; sprinkle with RSS Washed & Trimmed Cilantro
  • Sauté sliced MFC Eggplant and MFC Red and Yellow Bell Peppers; deglaze with mixture of soy sauce, mirin, Chinese five-spice powder, RSS Peeled Garlic, and minced ginger; simmer until glaze is thick; serve with rice
  • Cook ground lamb, chopped MFC Tomatoes, sliced MFC Onions, RSS Peeled Garlic, cinnamon, and allspice; layer meat mixture with sautéed MFC Eggplant and béchamel sauce; bake; serve moussaka in squares

Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:

  • Mix grilled MFC Eggplant, MFC Red Onions, and MFC Tomatoes with mint, RSS Peeled Garlic, and RSS Lemon Juice; serve with grilled chicken
  • Toss RSS Baby Spinach with chopped and roasted MFC Eggplant, sliced MFC Cucumbers, and feta cheese; drizzle with sun-dried tomato dressing
  • Arrange roasted rounds of MFC Eggplant, sliced MFC Tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and whole basil leaves concentrically around serving plate; serve with balsamic dressing

Did You Know?

Available year-round from the U.S. and Mexico. Eggplants are native to India, and India and the Far East are still its largest consumers. Thomas Jefferson brought the first eggplant to the U.S. Asia accounts for some 78% of world eggplant production. Source: