UPDATE: MIXED BERRIES

July 21, 2022

Supplies remain tight. Blueberry and raspberry volume will remain low over the next two weeks.

Blueberries

  • The Pacific Northwest season has begun; supplies will increase week over week as production moves into full swing
  • Good quality is expected out of the Pacific Northwest with minimal defects
  • The Baja, Mexico and Oxnard, California growing regions are in their final week of harvest
  • Expect elevated markets and tight supplies over the next 7-10 days; stocks will increase the week of August 1

Blackberries

  • North Carolina harvests are past their peak
  • California growers are waiting on warmer weather in order for fruit to ripen; the peak growing season will run through August
  • High prices and limited suppliers are forecast over the next two weeks

Raspberries

  • California supplies will decrease slowly until the seasons’ end in late August
  • The Central Mexico growing season will start in late August
  • Production is in full swing in British Columbia and Quebec and will reach their peak in less than six weeks
  • Expect elevated markets and tight supplies over the next two to three weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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