News and Stories


April 28, 2021

The California stone fruit season is just around the corner. Volume will ramp up quickly through the month of May.


  • Supplies are limited, but increasing daily
  • Size is dominated by small fruit (volume-filed 12- and 14-count packs); larger sizes will be available by the end of next week
  • Quality is good: sugar levels range between 12 and 16 Brix (sweetness/flavor will peak in mid-May)


  • Fruit will become available the week of May 25
  • The season will run from June through mid-September
  • The Georgia peach season will begin in mid-May and continue through August
  • Good quality is forecast: sugar levels typically range from 10 to 12 Brix


  • Fruit will begin shipping the week of June 15
  • The season will run from mid-June to mid-October
  • Expect good quality: sugar levels typically range from 12 to 14 Brix


  • Limited supplies of cherries are available out of California’s Central Valley; volume will ramp up next week
  • The California season will run through early July
  • Washington cherries will be available in June and ship through August   

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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