News and Stories


January 26, 2018

Lime prices will rise over the next 7-10 days as heavy rainfall is expected in the primary growing region in Mexico.

  • Markon First Crop Limes are available from Mexico (loading in McAllen, Texas)
  • Three to four inches of rain is forecast for Veracruz, Mexico this Sunday and Monday, January 29th and 30th
    • Harvesting will be delayed for a few days due to muddy, wet field conditions
    • The number of shipments crossing into South Texas next week will decline
  • Excessive moisture can lead to increased stylar end break down in raw product
  • Retail demand will increase next week for Super Bowl LII (Sunday, February 4)
  • Lime markets are expected to remain elevated through March, which is typical for this time of year

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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