Supplies remain extremely limited; pricing continues to strengthen. Expect volume to decline through the Thanksgiving holiday.
Santa Maria, California
- The region received 1/4” of rain on Tuesday; which has further impacted supplies
- Growers continue to remove rain-damaged fruit; as a result production is down 65% in some fields
- Quality concerns include decay, pin-rot, and water damage
- Expect volume continue to decline for the next few weeks
- Plastic clamshells will be substituted for the corrugated packs
- Volumes remain limited
- Fall crop production is expected to increase over the next 2 weeks
- Production has begun; volume is expected to increase as weather improves
- Quality is improving with recent cooler weather; sizing has increased
- Limited quantities have begun to cross into McAllen, Texas; volume will pick up in late November/early December
- Harvest has begun in a very limited way; will start to see fruit in the market in the next few weeks
- Markon First Crop orders are estimated to begin shipping the week of December 6
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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