UPDATE: CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRIES

April 26, 2022

Strawberry supplies are increasing. Demand is strong due to the Mother’s Day holiday. Expect steady markets for the next seven to ten days.

Oxnard and Santa Maria

  • Markon First Crop Strawberries are available
  • Mother’s Day pull kicks off this week on April 24 and runs through May 7
  • Volume is anticipated to increase this week as favorable growing weather is forecasted
  • Quality is good: some green shoulders have been reported
  • Expect steady markets and good supplies for the next seven to ten days

Salinas/Watsonville

  • Volume is increasing week over week with the seasons anticipated start date being second week of May
  • Early season quality is good: good color and sizing being reported

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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