News and Stories


May 13, 2020

California strawberry prices are rising; demand is strong. The Santa Maria region will move past peak production levels by next week. The Salinas/Watsonville area is expecting .35 inches of rain Sunday-Tuesday; supplies will tighten as a result.   

Santa Maria

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Production will move past peak production by next week
  • Quality is very good


  • MFC Strawberries are available
  • Rain is forecast for Sunday through Tuesday of next week
  • Weather-related quality issues may include: bruising, decay, mold, and off-color

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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