News and Stories


August 10, 2017

Lime prices will remain elevated over the next two weeks as the impact of Hurricane Franklin has limited industry supplies.

  • Between 8 and 15 inches of rain fell in the region; wet conditions will increase stylar-end breakdown and decay
  • Winds as strong as 70 mph were recorded as Hurricane Franklin made landfall
    • Large-size fruit (110- to 150-count limes) will be extremely limited due to the impact
    • Expect shortages in one to two months; the storm caused significant bloom drop
  • Expect elevated prices and loading delays over the next two weeks as growers assess crop damage

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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