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September 1, 2023

Expect small-size oranges (113- through 138-count fruit) to remain limited through the month of September due to scarce supplies and strong demand. Prices for small lemons remain elevated due to tight supplies and strong demand.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Valencia Oranges are available
  • Small-size oranges (113- through 138-count fruit) are extremely limited
  • Expect to make size substitutions to fill orders as needed
  • New crop California Navels will begin shipping in mid-October
  • Expect increasing markets and scarce supplies through September


  • MFC and ESS Lemons are available  
  • Small-size lemons (165- through 235-count fruit) remain limited
  • Size and/or country of origin changes may be needed to help fill orders
  • Offshore and Mexican supplies continue to help fill small-size shortages on the West Coast
  • Expect tight stocks and elevated markets through the month of September

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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