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May 1, 2024

The Chilean/Peruvian offshore season will wrap up in the next two weeks. Grape shipments will transition to Mexican-grown product in mid- to late May. Expect pricing to increase as the offshore season continues to wind down.


  • The Peruvian/Chilean green and red grape season will end in mid-May
  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Lunch Bunch Grapes will stop shipping in mid-May, but resume with Mexican product in late May
  • Expect tight supplies and rising markets through this transition


  • MFC and Markon Essentials (ESS) Grapes will be shipped out of Mexico in late May
  • Commodity supplies of Mexican green and red grapes will enter the market in mid-May
  • Mexican portioned grapes become available in late May
  • Expect elevated pricing as the season begins, then markets will gradually decrease

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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