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UPDATE: Oranges

September 13, 2018

Domestic California Valencia orange supplies are limited, especially 88-count and smaller sizes. Prices are rising and availability of smaller fruit continues to decrease. Offshore Navels will be supplemented as needed to fill all orders, however stocks are dominated by 88-count and larger sizes.

  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Valencia Oranges are sporadic; packer label supplies are being substituted as needed
  • Offshore oranges from Australia, Chile, Morocco, South Africa, and Uruguay will be substituted to meet demand
    • Imports are dominated by 88-count and larger sizes, as well as fancy grade
    • Fruit may have PLU stickers
  • The Texas Early Navel season has been delayed due to rain; availability is expected by late September
  • Mexican oranges will be on the market in November
  • Domestic Navels are forecast to ship in October

Please contact your customer service representative for more information.

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