UPDATE: Strawberry Transition to Santa Maria
September 19, 2019
Markon First Crop Strawberries are available. The Salinas/Watsonville season is winding down quickly. Supplies from Santa Maria, California’s fall crop are limited, but will increase weekly, as the season moves into full swing.
There is currently a two-tiered market in the Salinas/Watsonville and Santa Maria growing regions
Salinas/Watsonville volume and quality is diminishing, pushing demand for higher-quality fruit to Santa Maria
New crop Santa Maria berries are more resilient than the older Salinas/Watsonville crops, which will help it maintain quality and shelf-life during the high temperatures forecast for the next 7 to 10 days
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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