Prices for small lemons remain elevated due to tight supplies and strong demand. Offshore and Mexican lemons have begun shipping into the West Coast, helping fill the void of 165- through 235-count domestic lemons.
- Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Lemons are available
- Small-size lemons (165- through 235-count fruit) will remain limited over the next 4 to 6 weeks
- Expect to make size and/or country of origin changes to help fill orders for small size lemons
- Offshore and Mexican supplies have arrived on the West Coast to help fill small-size shortages
- Expect elevated pricing and tight supplies over the next four to six weeks
- MFC and ESS Valencia Oranges are available
- The California Navel season has ended; supplies have been depleted
- California Valencia volume is rising; new crop fruit is dominated by 88- through 113-count oranges
- Quality is great; eating quality and color have been excellent with current testing showing an average of 13-14 Brix
- Expect steady markets and sufficient supplies
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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