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September 20, 2023

Small-size oranges (113- through 138-count fruit) remain limited due to scarce supplies and strong demand. Prices for small lemons remain elevated due to tight stocks and strong demand.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Valencia Oranges are available
  • Overall supplies will be the most limited during the first two weeks of October
  • Small-size oranges (113- through 138-count fruit) are extremely tight
  • Expect to make size and grade substitutions to fill orders
  • New crop California Navels will begin shipping in late October
  • Expect increasing markets and scarce supplies through mid-October


  • MFC and ESS Lemons are available  
  • Small-size lemons (165- through 235-count supplies) 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
  • New crop California lemons will begin shipping in mid-October
  • Expect tight stocks and elevated markets through the mid-October

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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