UPDATE: Limited Strawberry Supplies
December 21, 2018
Prices will remain elevated through the first week of January. Cold temperatures in the growing regions of California, Florida, and Mexico are reducing supply levels.
The forecast calls for cool temperatures over the next two weeks
Supplies are expected to increase the second week of January as the Oxnard growing district comes into full production
Temperatures in Florida will remain in the 60-65 degree-range through the weekend, but will heat up to 75-80 degrees by the end of next week
The average temperature for this time of year is 72 degrees
Next week’s warmer weather will promote growth and increase volume in early January
Mexico (into South Texas and Yuma, Arizona)
Nighttime temperatures will drop to an average of 40 degrees over the next two weeks
The normal nighttime temperature for this time of year is approximately 51 degrees
Cooler-than-normal weather will keep stocks limited
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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