UPDATE: CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRIES
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
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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