UPDATE: CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRIES

August 8, 2022

Strawberry supplies continue to tighten; markets are climbing. Expect stocks to continue to decline over the next two to three weeks with the Salinas/Watsonville season past peak production.

Salinas/Watsonville

  • Markon First Crop Strawberries are available
  • As the season moves past its peak, stocks continue to diminish
  • Quality will improve as ideal growing temperatures are forecast this week
  • Size is currently ranges from small to medium (20-24 per one-pound clamshell)
  • Expect markets to continue rising over the next 7 to 10 days

Santa Maria

  • Stocks are declining as fields move past peak production for the spring crop and into the summer season over the next two weeks
  • Quality will improve as ideal growing temperatures are forecast this week
  • Expect markets to continue climbing over the next 7 to 10 days

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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