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UPDATE: Lemons

May 22, 2018

The lemon market continues to inch up. Offshore Chilean lemons will be available in mid-June.

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

Please contact your customer service representative for more information.

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