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November 25, 2020

Driscoll’s is releasing their limited edition blackberry by the name of “Sweetest Batch.” This is a single proprietary variety that consistently delivers an extra sweet flavor profile. Along with the enhanced flavor, it is also larger than the average blackberry, averaging 20 per clamshell (versus an average of 26 in their normal blackberry clamshell).

Availability and Growing Region  

  • December 7, 2020 – March 27, 2021
  • Grown in Central Mexico and Baja, Mexico
  • Loading out San Juan, TX , Laredo, TX, Yuma, AZ and Oxnard, CA.

Pack Size and Palletization

  • 12/6-ounce clamshells per tray
  • 192 cases per pallet

Pricing Difference

Month        12/6oz Berry Patch Blackberries   12/6oz Sweetest Batch Blackberries price
Dec-20       $18.08                                                 $30.33
Jan-21        $18.08                                                 $30.33
Feb-21        $18.08                                                 $30.33
Mar-21        $18.08                                                 $30.33

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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