Strawberry supplies are ample; demand remains strong. Forecasted rain in all California growing regions this week could cause supplies to tighten.
Oxnard/Santa Maria, California
- Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
- The forecast calls for rain on Tuesday, May 2 into Wednesday, May 3
- MFC plastic clamshells may need to be substituted for corrugated clamshells
- Quality is good; some green shoulders have been reported
- Expect volume to slightly decline as markets rise
- 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
- 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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