News and Stories


June 13, 2019


  • California’s Central Coast weather has been warm during the day, but cooler at night, slowing maturity
  • Both commodity and value-added yields remain low
  • Production is expected to start in Michigan in July; overall stocks will increase at that time
  • Mexican product is also on the market, but volume is low


  • Rain in the main growing region of Martinez de la Torre, Veracruz will delay harvesting and slow production, reducing shipments into the U.S. next week
  • Weather-related quality issues such as oil spotting and stylar will increase
  • Markon recommends ordering for quick turns


  • New Mexico’s Hatch Valley growing region received more than three inches of rain this week
  • High temperatures and dry conditions will increase volume by early next week
  • Onions will require extra time to wash and dry at processing sheds, resulting in loading delays
  • Lead-time and flexibility will be needed for order coverage

Seedless Lemons

  • Domestic fruit is available year-round
  • Supplies typically tighten in June/July, when Oxnard, California is the main growing region
  • Size structure is comparable to conventional lemons, depending on weather
  • Prices typically range from $3.00 to $5.00 per case

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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