UPDATE: LEMONS

September 9, 2022

California supplies are tightening due to the current heatwave in California. Prices are up.

  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Lemons are available
  • The Southern California coastal season is winding down
  • The Arizona/California desert region will start production at the beginning of October
  • Above-normal temperatures have led to quality concerns around mold and softness
  • Soft fruit can result in pressure compression and misshapen fruit
  • Shelf-life is shorter at this time of the year due to the heat and strong winds in the Southern California coastal region
  • California’s San Joaquin Valley fruit is slated to start shipping by the week of October 3
  • New crop Mexican lemons are now available in California and South Texas; volume is low

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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