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UPDATE: Domestic Melons

April 17, 2018

Markon First Crop (MFC) Cantaloupe Melons will be available beginning Monday, May 7. MFC Honeydew Melons will be available starting Monday, May 14.

  • Quality will be very good with sugar levels averaging 12 to 14 Brix; flavor will be sweet
  • At the start of the season, size will be dominated by 12-count for cantaloupe and 6-count for honeydew
  • The Arizona/California desert growing season will reach its peak by May 30 and end in early July
  • The crop will transition to the western side of California’s San Joaquin Valley in early July
  • Expect stable prices as domestic supplies ramp up through May

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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