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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Franklin

August 07, 2017

Tropical Storm Franklin is located 200 miles southeast of the Yucatan Peninsula, where it is expected to make landfall by Tuesday, August 8.

  • The storm will pass over Veracruz, Mexico by Wednesday; Veracruz is the primary growing region for limes
  • Heavy precipitation will limit harvesting hours and production over the next week
  • Rainy weather followed by warm temperatures will increase stylar (stem-end breakdown)
  • Expect fewer supplies and higher prices over the next two weeks as growers face challenging conditions


Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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