Blueberry supplies are limited. Blackberries stocks are increasing. Raspberries volume is average.
- The Pacific Northwest and Michigan seasons continue to wind down
- Prices are elevated
- Quality is fair
- Peruvian import shipments are delayed, causing overall supply issues
- El Nino conditions have raised temperatures and caused poor fruit set
- Consistent volume is not expected until early October
- The Mexican season is getting a slow start
- Baja regions are starting to ramp up slowly; this week’s volume is limited
- Adequate stocks aren’t expected until October
- Elevated markets and limited supplies are forecast through the month of September
- Production is winding down in the Pacific Northwest and Oxnard, California; new crop supplies are ramping up in Watsonville, California and Mexico
- Improved weather has encouraged rapid growth and higher yields in both regions
- Quality is very good
- Red cell and bruising are minimal
- Markets are slightly lower
- Watsonville growers are shipping adequate volume; expect deep red color with the occasional over ripe berry
- Mexican production continues to increase; expect some soft tips and broken fruit
- Expect ample supplies and stable markets
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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