UPDATE: HURRICANE GRACE

August 25, 2021

Hurricane Grace hit Veracruz, Mexico on Saturday, August 21 as a Category 3 storm.

  • The hurricane caused minimal damage to infrastructure and packing house operations in the growing region
    • Packing houses resumed operations on Monday, August 23 with limited hours
  • Curtailed harvesting will continue through this week
  • High-quality lime supplies will remain limited
  • Scarring and oil spotting are issues being seen due to wet weather and wind
  • 23-35% of the crop is being culled
    • All sizes are available in Veracruz (crossing into South Texas)
  • Lime markets are expected to remain steady through August

Please contact your customer service representative for more information.

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