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April 10, 2023

Strawberry supplies are increasing. Production has ended in Mexico and Florida. Expect steady markets for the next three to five days.

Santa Maria/Oxnard, California 

  • Markon First Crop Strawberries are available  
  • Yields are expected to increase daily as a warming trend hits these growing areas
  • Quality is good; green shoulders are occasional issues
  • Size is dominated by medium berries (14 to 18 pieces per one-pound clamshell)
  • Expect steady markets for the next three to five days

Central Mexico (Loading in South Texas)

  • Supplies are extremely limited; most growers have ended their season
  • Quality is fair: heat-related issues are being reported
  • Most growers have shifted to their California growing programs


  • The season has come to an end as heat-related quality issues persist
  • All fruit being harvested is being sold to local markets

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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