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September 14, 2021

Harvesting is in full swing in Santa Maria, California; supplies are ample. Demand is weak, easing prices.

Santa Maria

  • Markon First Crop Strawberries are available
  • Quality is good, although bruising is an occasional issue
  • Size ranges from medium to large (approximately 16-18 pieces per one-pound clamshell)


  • Volume and quality are diminishing
  • Sizing is currently on the small to medium side (approximately 20-26 pieces per one-pound clamshell)
  • Quality concerns include overripe fruit and bruising

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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