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UPDATE: Post-Holiday Strawberry Supplies

December 20, 2019

California strawberry growers will not pack on Wednesday, December 25. Depending on the amount of rain California receives next week, harvesting may be canceled on Thursday, December 26 as well. Mexican fruit will be available to load out of both Yuma, Arizona and South Texas. Florida berries will load in Plant City.

  • California quality and supply levels will be fair, at best, due to rain; plan on loading post-Christmas strawberry orders on Friday, December 27 and Saturday December 28
  • Mexican stocks will load in Yuma, Arizona on Friday, December 27; supplies will be available in South Texas on Friday, December 27 and Saturday, December 28
  • Florida fruit will be available for loading in Plant City on Thursday, December 26, Friday, December 27, and Saturday, December 28

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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