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June 15, 2023

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


  • Volume continues to fall in Central Mexico due to high temperatures
    • Quality is good
    • Uneven ripening has been reported in some lots
  • Supply levels in Oxnard, California and Baja, Mexico continue to be impacted by weather events; expect peak production in early July
  • The industry will be in a demand-exceeds-supply situation through June


  • 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 early July
  • Expect abundant supplies in Watsonville, California by late July
  • Growers have begun harvesting in North Carolina; volume is low but will increase in late June
  • The industry will be in a demand-exceeds-supply situation through mid-July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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