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June 6, 2023

Raspberry and blackberry demand is strong; markets are elevated but growers expect price relief in late June.


  • Volume continues to downtrend in Central Mexico due to high temperatures
  • Quality is good; uneven ripening has been reported in some lots
  • Stocks are slowly increasing in Baja, Mexico and Oxnard, California; expect both regions to reach peak production in late June
  • The industry is in a demand-exceeds-supply situation
  • Pricing will increase as the Central Mexican season continues to wind down


  • Central Mexico, the primary growing region, is past its peak
  • Volume is climbing in Baja, Mexico; expect ample supplies
  • The California season has begun and will ramp up quickly week over week
  • Prices will remain steady


  • Yields continue to decline in Central Mexico
  • Harvesting is increasing in Oxnard, California; the season’s peak will be reached in mid-June
  • Expect abundant supplies in Watsonville, California by early July
  • Growers have begun harvesting in North Carolina; volume is low but will increase in late June
  • The industry is in a demand-exceeds-supply situation
  • Supplies will slowly increase through the month of June

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