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June 07, 2018

Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Limes are available. Prices are low and supplies are ample. It’s great time to promote MFC and ESS Limes in 175-count and smaller sizes. Expect ample supplies through August.

  • Yields are high in Mexico; shipments into the U.S. are above normal
  • 110- and 150-count sizes remain fairly limited and command higher prices; 175-count and smaller markets are much lower
  • Yellowing is a concern in some lots
    • Blanching (caused by lack of sunlight to the fruit) is cosmetic and does not affect shelf-life or juice content
    • Yellowing (caused by age) is a conditional defect that progresses with time and causes premature breakdown and decay
  • Prices for large fruit are expected to ease a bit more before leveling; expect plenty of availability for the next three months

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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