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STRAWBERRIES

strawberry

Santa Maria

Quality: Both conventional and organic quality is good with some bruised fruit due to warm weather. 

Volume: Production is steady.  

Pack Counts: Conventional Spring Crop: 22-25; Organic Spring Crop: 24-30 depending on ranch 

Watsonville/Salinas

Quality: Conventional and organic fruit quality is good with some overripe and soft fruit due to warm weather.  

Volume: Peak production volumes are expected to continue through the rest of June.

Pack Counts: Conventional: 14-18, 20-22 depending on ranch; Organic: 20-26  

BLUEBERRIES

blueberry

Mexico

Quality: Quality is good. 

Volume: Production is decreasing. 

Central Valley, CA

Quality: Both conventional and organic quality is good with firm fruit. Growers are evaluating potential damage from high temperatures.  

Volume: Volumes are beginning to decrease from peak production.

Georgia

Harvest Status: The season has ended due to heavy rain damage to rabbiteye crops.  

RASPBERRIES

raspberry

Mexico

Quality: Quality is good with occasional broken fruit.

Volume: Production is steady.

Watsonville

Quality: Quality is excellent.

Volume: Production is increasing rapidly.

BLACKBERRIES

blackberry

Mexico

Quality: Quality is good. 

Volume: Production is winding down.  

Georgia

Harvest Status: Volumes are increasing.

Watsonville

Quality: Quality is great.

Volume: Volume is increasing each week.

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