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UPDATE: Strawberries

October 12, 2017

Markon First Crop Strawberries are limited; Markon Best Available is being substituted as needed. New crop supplies are ample in Santa Maria, California. Quality is good, but size is small due to a recent heat wave. Long-stem strawberries are extremely limited.

  • Salinas/Watsonville supplies will continue to be shipped into November, pending rain
    • Berry size is small
    • Quality ranges from fair to good
    • Long-stem strawberries are not available
  • The fall crop is in full swing in Santa Maria; supplies are abundant
  • Overall quality is good
  • Size is smaller than normal with counts averaging 22 to 27 berries per one pound clamshell
  • Long-stem strawberries are extremely limited
  • Prices are steady to slightly lower than last week

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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