News and Stories


June 22, 2020

Strawberry prices continue to rise; demand remains strong heading into the Independence Day holiday. California harvesting is centered in the Salinas/Watsonville growing areas.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Abnormally warm temperatures received in early June have reduced current yields
  • Heat has diminished fruit size; it now takes more berries to fill clamshells
  • Quality has held strong

Santa Maria

  • MFC Strawberries are available
  • Stocks are tight as production is past peak levels
  • Quality is good

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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