Strawberry processing pounds are down for #1 grade and up for juice grade this year.
Oxnard strawberry planting has been delayed a few days. Acreage will be reduced again this year in the district due to poor market conditions.
Freezer grade volume of California strawberries is lower year to date than it has been since 2008.
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.