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June 8, 2023

Lemon markets continue to rise with spring/summer demand ramping up. California Navel oranges will remain available through the month of June. Valencia orange production is now in full swing.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Essentials (ESS) Lemons are available  
  • California supplies are dominated by large sizes (75- through 115-count fruit); markets for 140- through 200-count stocks continue to climb
  • Quality is excellent
  • Argentine lemons has started to hit markets on the East Coast; Chilean lemons will become available in one to two weeks


  • MFC and ESS Navel and Valencia Oranges are available
  • Navel supplies are winding down for the season; quality remains very good
  • The Valencia crop has started; volume is climbing
  • Prices for small fruit (88- through 138-count stocks) are rising slightly as early yields are tight
  • South African and Chilean Navels are expected to arrive in early July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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