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UPDATE: Strawberries

September 07, 2018

Markon First Crop Strawberries are available. Supplies from the Salinas/Watsonville, California growing region are limited. Prices are rising. Expect higher markets and limited supplies into mid-September.

  • The Salinas/Watsonville, California season is past peak production
    • Supply levels are declining
    • Quality issues such as bleeding, bruising, soft texture, and small size may be present in finished packs
  • New crop Santa Maria supplies are tight, but are expected to ramp up over the next couple of weeks
  • Labor challenges have also contributed to lower yields

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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