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December 13, 2022

The California season will wrap up in late December. Expect pricing to gradually increase as the California season winds down. Delays are being reported in offshore arrivals; expect tight supplies through the month of January.


  • Markon First Crop and Essentials Grapes are available 
  • California green and red grapes are expected to be in season until late December
  • California portioned grapes are forecast to be in season until late January
  • Quality is good; some rain-damaged fruit is being reported
  • Expect pricing to gradually increase through the end of the California growing season


  • Offshore Peruvian/Chilean green grapes are expected to begin shipping in late December
  • Offshore Peruvian/Chilean portioned grapes will start shipping in late January
  • Chilean harvests are behind schedule due to weather
  • Political turmoil in Peru has caused shipments to be halted for the last two weeks
  • Expect tight supplies and rising markets through January on all grapes due to these delays

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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