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Domestic cantaloupes going stronger after rough spring import season

- General News
July typically marks the start of Central California’s cantaloupe season, and hopes are high for a better season than spring.

Markon Crops Report: Vegetable prices remain high as cantaloupes transition

- General News
Weather problems continue to affect California vegetables, and increasing foodservice demand is causing some prices to rise.

Markon Crops Report: Salinas heat raises prices

- General News
The heat in the Salinas, CA, area is affecting crops there, lowering volumes and causing prices to rise.

Markon Crop Report: Domestic supplies taking over

- General News
Domestic supplies of many crops will continue to ramp up now that we’re on the cusp of June.

Pandemic strangles strong cantaloupe season

- General News
Imported cantaloupes saw strong volumes and a rising market until a mid-March crash caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Prices seem to have stabilized my mid-April as cantaloupes transition from imports to domestic supplies in the next month.

Sol Group enters production and marketing of summer melons

- General News
By entering the summer season, Sol is now able to offer a year-round supply of melons and consolidates its leading position in the melon category.