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UPDATE: Grapes

July 05, 2018

The Mexican season will finish by the end of next week. Harvesting is transitioning to California’s San Joaquin Valley growing region. Prices are expected to rise, but will stabilize as volume increases. 

Green & Red Seedless

  • Packer label Californian-grown red and green seedless grapes are expected to start shipping the week of July 16; Markon Essentials (ESS) Red and Green Seedless Grapes will begin shipping in late July/early August
  • Quality is very good
  • Both markets are elevated, but will level as the Californian season ramps up

Lunch Bunch

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Lunch Bunch Grapes  from California will be available starting the week, of July 23
  • Mexican-grown MFC Lunch Bunch Grapes will be available through the end of the week of July 21
  • A gap in MFC Lunch Bunch Grapes is not expected through this transition
  • Lunch Bunch prices should remain steady

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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