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UPDATE: Melons

October 24, 2019

Markon First Crop Cantaloupes and Honeydews are limited; packer label is being substituted as needed. California’s Westside growing season has ended and the Arizona/California desert region is off to a slow start due to weather.

  • Cantaloupe and honeydew supplies are limited; prices are climbing
  • Quality issues are a concern in the desert growing region due to rain and hail
  • The domestic season is forecast to end November 16
  • Offshore fruit will begin arriving the week of November 18
  • Packer label Mexican supplies will help meet demand
  • Expect elevated prices while the crop transitions to offshore locations through November

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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