Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Lemons are sporadic; packer label domestic and Mexican lemons are being substituted through this week. New crop Arizona/California desert supplies and San Joaquin Valley stocks continue to increase. Prices remain elevated, but are starting to ease due to increasing volume.
- MFC and ESS Lemons are sporadic this week
- Packer label supplies will be substituted as needed through next week
- Adequate quantities of MFC Lemons will be available the week of November 16
- The Arizona/California desert region is the primary growing region; the season will continue through March
- New crop supplies are dominated by 140-count and larger sizes
- 165-count and smaller stocks will be moderate through January
- Fancy grade fruit is the most abundant; choice grade supplies are limited
- New crop San Joaquin Valley lemons are now available
- Supplies of 140- to 165-count lemons are sufficient
- Fancy grade fruit is the most abundant; choice grade stocks are tight
- Cooler nights in the San Joaquin Valley will help enhance color; fruit will need less time in gas rooms
- The season will run through May
- Prices remain elevated, but are starting to ease as supplies increase
- Overall quality is very good
- Product will be available for loading out of California’s San Joaquin Valley through this week
- Stocks loading out of South Texas will remain available through mid-December
- Supplies of 140-count and smaller lemons are becoming tight; prices are climbing
- Quality is good
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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