News and Stories


August 11, 2020

Markon First Crop Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons are available. The market is easing; supplies are plentiful. It’s a great time to promote these items.

  • The Westside of California’s San Joaquin Valley is the primary growing region at this time; harvesting is at its peak
    • Quality ranges from very good to excellent
    • Sugar levels vary from 12 to 13 Brix for cantaloupe and 11 to 13 Brix for honeydew
  • Honeydew markets remain low, while cantaloupe prices will continue easing this week
  • Expect ample stocks and weak prices through August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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