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Grape prices dropping as Mexican volume rises

red grapes

Markon Cooperative BB #:123315 relased this crop update June 8, 2023:

Mexican green and red grape prices are declining; demand is strong. Mexican portioned grapes will begin shipping June 12. The California season will begin in late July. Expect firm markets for the next two to three weeks.

Red/Green Grapes

  • Markon Essentials (ESS) Grapes will begin shipping June 19
  • The Mexican season is in peak production; demand is strong
  • Pricing has begun to decline due to increased production
  • California grapes will start shipping towards mid- to late July

Portioned Grapes

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Lunch Bunch Grapes will begin shipping June 26
  • The Mexican portioned grape season will start June 12
  • Stocks will be extremely tight over the next five to seven days due to the delayed start of the season
  • Expect elevated pricing as the season begins followed by gradually decreasing markets

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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