News and Stories


April 17, 2020

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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