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UPDATE: Grapes

April 26, 2018

Markon First Crop (MFC) Lunch Bunch Grapes are available in 21-pound packs from Chile through June 15. The Chilean season will come to an end in early/mid-June. Markets will continue to inch up as the Chilean season winds down, but are expected to ease by late May, when Mexican supplies ramp up. 

Lunch Bunch

  • Chilean-grown MFC Lunch Bunch Grapes will be available through mid-June
  • Mexican-grown MFC Lunch Bunch Grapes will start shipping mid- to late June
  • Packer label portioned packs will start shipping June 18 and are expected to stop a week after, when Mexican grown MFC Lunch Bunch supplies hit the market

Green & Red Seedless

  • Mexican green grapes will start shipping the week of May 7; red seedless stocks will begin one week later
  • Quality is good
  • Prices are rising, but will decline by late May    

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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