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May 24, 2023

Strawberry supplies are ample; demand is decreasing. Expect a supply-exceeds-demand market for the month of June.

Santa Maria

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Warm weather will increase stocks next week
  • Fruit size is medium (18 to 20 berries per one-pound clamshell)
  • Quality is great; some green shoulders have been reported


  • MFC Strawberries will enter the market on May 29
  • Volume will increase weekly as favorable growing conditions are forecast
  • Fruit size is large (10 to 18 berries per one-pound clamshell)
  • Quality is great; fruit is firm with 90-95% color


  • Supplies are extremely limited; most suppliers are expected to wrap up the season in the next two weeks
  • Remaining quality is fair

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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