UPDATE: STONE FRUIT

June 9, 2022

The California stone fruit season is underway. Volume will continue to ramp up quickly through the month of June.

Apricots

  • Supplies are limited, but increasing daily
  • Size is dominated by small fruit (volume-filled 12- and 14-count packs); larger sizes will be available by the end of next week
  • Quality is good: sugar levels range between 12 and 16 Brix

Peaches/Nectarines

  • Supplies have increased
  • Size is dominated by small fruit (60-count); larger sizes are available (54- and 56-count)
  • The season will run from June through mid-September
  • Good quality is forecast: sugar levels typically range from 10 to 12 Brix

Plums

  • The California season will run from mid-June to mid-October
  • Fruit will begin shipping June 13
  • Size is dominated by small fruit (60-count); larger sizes are available (50- and 56-count)
  • Expect good quality: sugar levels typically range from 12 to 14 Brix
  • Plums will be sourced from Chile until mid-May

Cherries

  • Limited supplies of cherries are available out of California’s Central Valley; volume will ramp up through the month of June
  • The California season will run through early July
  • Washington cherries will be available in June and ship through August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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