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April 4, 2023

Demand exceeds supply in all three major growing regions. Production will end this week in Mexico and Florida. Expect strong demand and tight supplies for the next 7-10 days.

Santa Maria/Oxnard, California 

  • Growers continue culling rain-damaged fruit
  • Yields are expected to increase daily as a warming trend hits the growing area
  • Quality concerns include soft skin, decay, white shoulders, and pin rot
  • The industry is in a demand-exceeds-supply situation
  • Expect strong demand and elevated markets for the next 7-10 days

Central Mexico (Loading in South Texas)

  • Supplies are extremely limited; most growers have ended their season
  • Quality is fair: heat-related issues are being reported
  • Most growers have shifted to their California growing programs


  • The season has come to an end as heat related quality issues persist
  • All fruit being harvested is being sold to local markets

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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