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Grapes transitioning from Mexico to California

- General News
The Mexican grape season is expected to wrap up by the end of next week, as the California season plans to start about July 6.

Supply gap to push up blueberry market

- General News
The combination of California’s blueberry season ending early and the Pacific Northwest’s starting late should lead to higher prices for the next week or two.

West Coast heat causes quality concerns

- General News
The unseasonably hot temperatures currently being recorded in California’s Salinas Valley and other West Coast growing regions are raising serious concerns at Markon Cooperative over quality and shelf-life for many key fruit and vegetable crops.

Tight potato supplies may lead to August gap

- General News
Idaho potato shippers are running through their supplies from storage, and already the Norkotah crop has been exhausted, leaving Burbank variety until new crop arrives.

Strawberry market sees strong supplies, price drop ahead

- General News
Consumer demand for strawberries shows no let up after the Mother’s Day holiday push, and California growers are ready for it.

Celery prices rising on lighter supplies

- General News
Celery prices have about doubled in the past few weeks as the crop transition has led to light supplies.

Tomato prices strengthen as supplies transition to U.S.

- General News
The Mexican tomato season is winding down causing Roma and vine-ripe prices to rise.

Pepper prices remain high

- General News
Both red and green bell pepper markets remain high as Mexico’s volume winds down and domestic supplies increase.

California navel season winds down

- General News
The California navel season is nearing its end with growers expecting to ship through the end of May.

Strawberry prices should drop soon

- General News
Strawberry prices remain strong with limited supplies from California thanks to rain.