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September 14, 2023

Small-size California Valencia supplies continue to tighten, particularly 113- to 138-count packs. New crop harvesting will start in California, Mexico, Florida, and Texas between late October and early November.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) California Valencia Oranges are available
  • Supplies are dominated by large sizes (56- to 88-count packs); smaller sizes (113- to 138-count packs) are tightening
  • Expect to make size and/or grade changes to help fill orders as needed
  • Initial reports project California Navels will begin shipping in late October/early November
  • Expect increasing markets and tightening supplies until new crop Navels begin shipping


  • Chilean fruit will start shipping into both coasts in mid-September
  • Low volume is expected at the start, but it will rise week over week
  • Supplies will be dominated by 113-count and larger packs

South Africa

  • Fruit will start shipping into the East Coast in mid-September
  • Low volume is expected at the start, but will rise week over week
  • There is limited availability of 88- to 113-count packs


  • The season will begin in mid- to late October
  • The Early orange variety will be available in both McAllen, Texas and Nogales, Arizona


  • New crop fruit will start shipping in late October and run through June
  • Supplies are expected to be dominated by 100- to 125-count and larger packs
  • The majority of fruit will be choice and standard grades


  • Oranges will begin shipping in early November
  • Navels will be the predominate variety available, but Early oranges will be on the market also

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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