Mar 8, 2019
Current apples in storage 11 percent less than March 2018

Mark W. Seetin, U.S. Apple Association director, regulatory and industry affairs, has released the fifth report on the 2018 apple crop.

According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on March 1, 2019, totaled 65.5 million bushels, 10 percent less than the inventories reported for March 1 of last year.

Processing holdings totaled 26.3 million bushels, 13 percent less than last year on March 1. The total number of apples in storage on March 1, 2019, was 91.8 million bushels, 11 percent less than last March’s total of 103.4 million bushels and 6 percent below the five-year average for that date. 

For more information, contact Seetin at 703-442-8850 or [email protected].    

More information can be found in this USApple Market News report: March Market News – Web (1) (1)  


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