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UPDATE: Lemons

June 06, 2018

Lemon prices are rising. Offshore Chilean lemons entered the market this week.

  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Lemons are available
  • Harvesting has fully transitioned from the San Joaquin Valley, California to the Southern California coastal region
    • Increased moisture, high temperatures, and strong winds typically cause more quality issues in this area
    • Shelf-life is shorter than normal at this time of year
  • Expect prices to continue climbing through the summer
    • Offshore Chilean and Argentine lemons are now available
    • There is no difference in pack size, color, or taste in domestic and offshore fruit
    • Mexican lemons will become available in early August

Please contact your customer service representative for more information.

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