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October 14, 2021

Strawberry supplies continue to tighten; stronger markets are expected for the next 10-14 days.

Santa Maria

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Quality is good: fruit is firm and size has increased due to cooler evening weather
  • Harvest labor will be reduced for the next two weeks as growers shift crews to begin planting the 2022 spring crop
  • Expect rising prices for the next 10-14 days


  • Volume and quality are diminishing quickly
  • The season will be finished by late October
  • Quality issues include softness and bruising


  • Growers will begin harvesting in the next couple of weeks, weather permitting

South Texas

  • Arrivals will begin in November


  • Production is on track to start in November


  • This season will begin in December

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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