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May 25, 2023

The Arizona/California desert domestic melon season has begun; stocks are limited but will increase in the coming weeks.


  • A limited supply of Markon First Crop (MFC) California/Arizona Cantaloupe is available; packer label is being substituted as needed
  • The domestic Arizona/California desert season continues to ramp up; supplies are limited due to weather related planting delays
  • Mexican supplies are expected to finish in the next 10 days
  • Sizing is dominated by smaller sizes (12- and 15-count fruit)
  • Markets will remain elevated until supplies increase in June


  • The domestic Arizona/California desert season will begin in a limited manner this week; Mexican honeydew will continue shipping
  • Domestic supplies are limited due to delayed plantings and cool temperatures; demand is currently exceeding supplies
  • Sizing is dominated by 5- and 6-count melons
  • A limited supply of MFC Honeydew is expected to begin shipping Friday, June 2
  • Expect elevated prices to persist through mid-June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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