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June 7, 2023

Early week rainfall in the Salinas/Watsonville growing region will help market prices firm up for the remainder of the week. Expect a continued supply-exceeds-demand market through the month of June.

Santa Maria

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Fruit size is medium (12 to 16 berries per one-pound clamshell)
  • Season estimated to run through early July
  • Quality is good; some mechanical bruising has been reported


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Rain reported on June 6th will help firm up the market for the remainder of the week
  • Fruit size is large (9 to 12 berries per one-pound clamshell)
  • Quality is good; some mildew has been reported due to continued overcast and wet mornings


  • Supplies are extremely limited; most suppliers are done for the season
  • Remaining quality is fair

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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