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UPDATE: California Strawberries

June 22, 2018

Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available; supplies are ample in the Salinas/Watsonville and Santa Maria, California growing regions.

  • Demand will increase due to the Fourth of July holiday; prices are rising
  • Higher temperatures (in the upper 70s to mid-80s) are expected through the weekend and may cause quality issues such as:
    • Bruising/bleeding
    • Over ripeness
    • Small size
    • Soft texture

Please contact your customer service representative for more information.

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