News and Stories


July 19, 2017
The Washington D’Anjou season has ended. California Bartletts are readily available. 
  • Direct loading will be available in Lodi, Finley, and Exeter, California; pears can also be consolidated at 4Earth Farms in Los Angeles
  • Growers pack and sell by the count as opposed to the volume-fill method used in Washington
    • California suppliers ship 40-pound packs; Washington growers use 44-pound cartons
    • Due to this pack difference, California ships approximately 6 to 10 fewer pieces of fruit per unit compared to Washington
2017-2018 New Crop Washington
  • The Bartlett season is forecast to begin in mid-August
  • D’Anjou production will start in late August/early September
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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