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July 24, 2023

Blueberry volume is at promotable levels, while blackberry and raspberry supplies remain limited.


  • Supplies will remain limited through the end of July
  • Stocks are diminishing in Oxnard, California, while volume in the Watsonville and Santa Maria regions slowly increases
  • Pacific Northwest growers will start harvesting in a light way next week; volume will climb through August
  • Expect plentiful supplies, improved quality, and decreasing markets in the next 7-10 days


  • Growers in Oregon and Washington will harvest the bulk of the North American crop through July
  • The Pacific Northwest is hitting peak volume; quality is excellent
  • Michigan blueberries will ship through August; quality is excellent
  • Expect promotable volume over the next three weeks
  • Supply levels are expected to decline in mid-August; expect much tighter supplies and increasing markets


  • California supplies are diminishing
    • The Oxnard and Santa Maria seasons are winding down
    • Watsonville production is slow due to cool, wet mornings but is steadily increasing
  • The Mexican season has ended
  • Supplies will remain limited over the next two to three weeks; markets are rising

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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