UPDATE: California Oranges

April 1, 2022

The California Navel season is in the back half of the season with growers expecting to ship through the end of May. Supplies of smaller sizes (113- and 138- count) are tightening. Expect elevated prices for the remainder of the navel season.

Navels

  • California Navels are expected to ship through the end of May
  • Small sizes (113- and 138-count fruit) are diminishing as the crop matures; Markon PO’s will be filled in full
  • Quality and taste are exceptional
  • Sugar levels range from 10 to 12 Brix

Valencias

  • California’s Valencia harvest will begin around the first week of May and run through September
  • Expect stocks to be dominated by larger 72- and 88-count sizes
  • Sugar levels are forecast to range from 10.5 to 12 Brix

 

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

©2022 Markon Cooperative, Inc. All rights reserved.