UPDATE: APPLES

August 3, 2022

Sufficient storage supplies of Washington Markon First Crop (MFC) Granny Smith, Fuji, and Red Delicious Apples remain available. MFC Gala Apples are nearly depleted. MFC Golden Delicious supplies are beginning to wind down.         

  • Grade substitutions are necessary for Washington MFC Gala and Golden Delicious Apple orders until new crop harvesting begins; prices have increased
  • California Gala apples are being shipped; prices are elevated
  • Michigan apples will hit the market in September; size profile is still pending as trees are in the latter stages of the growing process
  • Please see the grid below for a quick reference to Washington apple transitions and current size profiles, along with expected start dates for the Michigan crop:
Washington
Availability Fuji Gala Golden Delicious Granny Smith Red Delicious
Storage crop ends: Early September Mid-August Early August Early September Early September
Current size profile: 72- to 88-count 72- to 88-count 80- to 113-count 80- to 125-count 64- to 100-count
Most limited supplies: 100-count and smaller 100-count and smaller 138-count and smaller 150-count and smaller 150-count and smaller
New crop starts: Mid-September Mid-August Early September Mid-September Early September
Michigan
Availability Fuji Gala Golden Delicious Granny Smith Red Delicious
New crop starts: Mid-October Early September Early October N/A Late September

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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