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UPDATE: California Strawberries

June 25, 2020

Strawberry demand remains strong heading into the Independence Day holiday; prices continue to rise. Strong markets are expected for the next 7-10 days.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Abnormally warm temperatures received in early June have reduced current yields
    • Fruit size is smaller due to heat which causes more berries to fill clamshells
    • Quality remains 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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