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October 19, 2023

Small oranges (113- through 138-count fruit) remain limited due to low volume, but better availability is forecast once new crop Navels start shipping out of California.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Valencia Oranges are available
  • Expect limited supplies for the next two weeks
  • Small sizes (113- through 138-count fruit) are extremely tight
  • Expect to make size and grade substitutions in order to fill orders
  • New crop California Navels will begin shipping the week of October 30
  • Expect easing markets and increased supplies as new crop Navels at that time


  • The season will begin in approximately two weeks
  • The Early orange variety will be available in both McAllen, Texas and Nogales, Arizona


  • New crop fruit will start shipping the week of October 30 and run through June 2024
  • 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 the week of November 13
  • 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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