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UPDATE: Hurricane Irma

September 06, 2017

Hurricane Irma, currently a Category 5 hurricane located 65 miles southeast of the Virgin Islands is forecast to reach southern Florida by early Sunday morning.

  • Growing regions in Southern Florida, and along the southeast coast of the US may be impacted by storm conditions
  • Commodities including bell peppers, cucumbers, squash, and tomatoes are in various stages of planting throughout these regions
  • Offshore shipments entering the US through Port Miami will be disrupted or re-routed further up the coast
  • Shipper sales offices and operations (including MFC Brand herbs) will begin to shut down this Friday through early next week as staff in Florida prepares for the hurricane conditions

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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