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April 27, 2023

California’s mid-season Navel supplies are nearly depleted. Late-season Navel varieties will enter the market next week. Expect limited quantities of California Valencia supplies to become available the first week of May; harvesting will be in full swing by mid-May. Texas Valencia production is finishing up this week. The Mexican Valencia season (into South Texas and Nogales, Arizona) will wind down in early to mid-June.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Navel Oranges are available
  • Large sizes (48- and 56-count fruit) remain limited; smaller sizes (113- and 138-count fruit) are also tightening
  • Late Navel varieties are expected to become available next week; the season will run through June
  • Quality is very good; Brix levels are high


  • The Texas domestic Valencia season will wind down the last week of April
  • Mexican Valencias (crossing into South Texas and Nogales, Arizona) will remain on the market through early to mid-June
  • Limited quantities of California Valencias will become available the first week of May
  • California Valencia crops will be dominated by small sizes (113- and 138-count fruit)

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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