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Grape supplies tight, prices higher during transition

red grapes

Markon Cooperative BB #:123315 released this crop update May 24, 2023:

Red and green grape packs will be limited for the next seven days as the offshore storage season ends. The Mexican season has begun; volume is minimal.

• Markon First Crop (MFC) Lunch Bunch Grapes will be available until early June
• The Chilean/Peruvian green and red grape storage season is ending; Greens have already transitioned to Mexico as of May 23; Reds will move to Mexico the week of May 29
• Overall supplies are extremely tight as stocks diminish
• Expect limited supplies and rising markets through this transition

• MFC and Markon Essentials (ESS) Grapes will be available in mid-June
• Mexican green grapes began shipping on May 23
• Mexican red grapes are expected to enter the market May 29
• Portioned grapes from Mexico are expected to become available June 5
• Expect elevated pricing as the season begins followed by gradually decreasing markets

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

red grapes 5-24-23
white grapes 5-24-23
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