News and Stories


March 21, 2018

Lime prices are rising; shipments from Mexico into the U.S. are below normal. Fewer supplies are being harvested due to a combination of wet weather in the primary growing region and limited labor availability caused by Holidays.

  • Veracruz, Mexico received approximately two inches of rain last Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14
  • More rain is forecast for Tuesday, March 20 through Thursday, March 22
  • Holy Week will begin Sunday, March 25 and run through Easter Sunday, April 1
  • Harvesting will be curtailed during this time period, resulting in fewer limes being picked, packed, and shipped for the U.S. market
  • Expect elevated prices through the week of April 2
  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essential Limes are available

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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