Jun 7, 2020
Record number of apples in storage, according to USApple report

The June 2020 edition of the U.S. Apple Association’s Market News was released June 5 by Mark W.Seetin, USApple’s director of regulatory & Industry AffairsThis is the eighth and final report on the 2019 apple crop.

According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on June 1, 2020, totaled a record 34.1million bushels, 23% greater than the inventories reported for June 1 of last year. Processing holdings totaled 13.8 million bushels, 28% greater than last year on June 1. 

The total number of apples in storage on June 1, 2020, was a record 47.9 million bushels, 24% greater than last June’s total of 38.5 million bushels and 26% above the 5-year average for that date.

The next edition of Market News will be in November 2020 and will be the first report on the 2020 apple crop.  

View the entire Market News here.

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