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June 29, 2023

Raspberry supplies are limited; prices are rising. Blackberries stocks are tight, but markets are stable. Blueberry growers will ship promotable volume through July.


  • Volume continues to fall in Central Mexico due to high temperatures
    • Quality is good
    • Uneven ripening and broken fruit has been reported in some lots
  • Warmer weather is forecast in California’s Watsonville growing region for the next 7 days, increasing supplies
  • The industry will continue to be in a demand-exceeds-supply situation as we move into July


  • The majority of fruit will ship from Oregon and Washington growing regions for the month of July; quality from the Pacific Northwest is exceptional
  • Promotable volume is expected in California through July


  • Yields continue to decline in Central Mexico due to high heat
    • Growers are moving quickly through fields to avoid red cell as much as possible
    • Estimates remain limited with demand meeting supply
    • Markets to remain stable but elevated
  • Volume is  declining in Oxnard, California and will reach lowest production by mid-July
  • Production is slowly increasing in Watsonville, California

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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