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December 4, 2023

The California Navel season is in full swing. Stocks are dominated by large sizes (56- and 88-count fruit); smaller sizes (113- and 138-count fruit) are diminishing. Lemons are being harvested in all three major California growing regions (the San Joaquin Valley, Southern California, and the California desert region).


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Essentials (ESS) Lemons are available  
  • California supplies are dominated by small sizes (140- through 165-count fruit); markets for 95- through 115-count remain elevated
  • Quality is excellent
  • Expect steady markets and ample supplies through the month of December


  • MFC and ESS Navel Oranges are available
  • Oranges are currently being shipped out of California, Arizona, Texas, and Florida
  • Small sizes (113- through 138-count) are expected to tighten in January
  • Expect great quality and steady markets through December

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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