California processing strawberry volume is running a little ahead of last year at this point in time.
Cold storage inventory of strawberries at the end of April in the US is up from where it was in 2016.
The California cling peach crop is estimated to be a little larger this season than in 2016. A grower price has not been set yet in the industry.
The California stone fruit crop is underway, but the volume looks to be lighter this year and somewhat later.
Processing grade strawberry for the freezer market has been slower this year while juice grade year to date has been larger. Fresh market pricing has been low recently.