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April 25, 2023

Strawberry supplies continue to increase; demand remains strong. Expect steady markets for the next seven to ten days.

Santa Maria/Oxnard, California 

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Mother’s Day pull kicks off next week on April 30 and runs through May 13
  • Volume is anticipated to increase this week as favorable growing weather is forecasted
  • Quality is good; some green shoulders have been reported
  • Expect steady markets and good supplies for the next seven to ten days


  • As a result of historical early season rains, no harvesting has begun in this growing region as the season is still four to five weeks behind schedule
  • Expect minimum harvest to begin in mid-to-late April
  • The season is not expected to ramp up until mid-May

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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