Skip to main content


March 9, 2023

Central American melon supplies remain tight; prices are elevated.


  • Imported honeydews are now shipping out of Guatemala into Florida and California
  • West Coast availability is limited due to higher freight costs
  • Shipments are dominated by small-size fruit (eight- and nine-count melons)
  • Mexican supplies are tight due to cool weather
    • Size is large (five- and six-count fruit)
    • Quality is fair with occasional overripened, soft fruit
  • Expect continued high markets for the next three to four weeks


  • Imported cantaloupes are mainly shipping out of Guatemala
  • Overall quality is good; small sizes dominate shipments
  • Prices are slightly lower this week and will continue the downward trend over the next month with increased availability

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

©2023 Markon Cooperative, Inc. All rights reserved.