News and Stories


April 06, 2021

Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Limes are limited; packer label is being substituted as needed. Prices are rising due to extremely limited supplies this week.

  • Mexican shipments (crossing through South Texas) are well below normal levels this week
  • Harvesting was curtailed over the weekend due to Good Friday and Easter
  • 110- and 150-count sizes are especially tight
    • The crop is producing few large sizes
    • Demand is shifting to 175- and 200-count sizes
  • Prices are rising across all sizes; however, there is a considerable savings on 230- and 250-count fruit this week
  • Expect elevated markets through May due to bloom drop and low fruit set caused by a cold front in February

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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