News and Stories


June 11, 2020

Markon First Crop Cantaloupe Melons are limited; packer label is being substituted as needed. Jumbo and large sizes dominate the crop. Common foodservice sizes are extremely tight on the West Coast. Substituting sizes may be required for the next three weeks.

  • Domestic 6- and 9-count cantaloupes are available; supplies are adequate
    • 12-count melons are extremely limited; prices are elevated
    • 15- and 18-count cantaloupes are even tighter
  • Small sizes will remain scarce through June until production in California’s San Joaquin Valley begins July 6
  • Limited quantities of bin cantaloupes are available on the East Coast out of Florida and Georgia

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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