News and Stories


May 18, 2021

The California stone fruit season has begun in a limited manner. California nectarines and peaches will begin shipping next week, while plum production will start in approximately three weeks.


  • Supplies are ample
  • Size is dominated by large sizes (two-layer tray packs in 72-, 80-, 84-, and 88-count fruit)  
  • Quality is very good: sugar levels range from 12 and 16 Brix


  • Fruit will be available to ship on May 24
  • The season will run from June through mid-September
  • The Georgia peach season will continue through August
  • Sugar levels range from 10 to 12 Brix


  • Supplies will begin shipping the week of June 15
  • The season will run from mid-June to mid-October
  • Expect very good quality: sugar levels typically range from 12 to 14 Brix


  • Cherries will be available out of California’s Central Valley through early July
  • Washington fruit will hit the market in June and ship through August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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