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September 28, 2021

The Salinas/Watsonville season is winding down quickly. Supplies from Santa Maria, California’s fall crop are limited, but will increase weekly.

  • Markon First Crop Strawberries are available
  • There is currently a two-tiered market in California as two separate growing areas are in production
    • Salinas/Watsonville
    • Santa Maria
  • Salinas/Watsonville volume and quality are diminishing quickly, pushing demand for higher-quality fruit to Santa Maria
  • New crop Santa Maria berries are commanding a higher prices than the current crop of Salinas/Watsonville berries
  • Expect markets to remain steady to slightly higher for the next two to three weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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