The domestic Navel orange season is nearing its end; 113-count and smaller sizes remain tight. New crop Valencia supplies will start shipping at the end of April/early May.
Navel stocks are dominated by 88-count and larger sizes; orders for small fruit will be filled, but Navels will be substituted with Valencias within the next 10 to 14 days
Valencia sugar levels are expected to range from 12 to 14 Brix; current Navel sugar levels vary from 14 to 16 Brix
Navels are darker orange in color, while Valencias are light orange to yellow
Mexican Valencia stocks will remain on the market through June/July; sugar levels range from 12 to 13 Brix
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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