California strawberry growers continue to work through quality issues related to the recent heatwave. Quality and small size are expected to be challenges for the next seven days.
Markon First Crop Strawberries are available in both plastic and recyclable cardboard clamshells
Strawberries are maturing/coloring before they reach full size due to recent high heat, resulting in smaller berries
Potential quality challenges include softness, decay, and sunburn (see attached photos)
Cold-chain management remains a vital component in maximizing shelf-life
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information
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