Feb 10, 2023
USApple reports Feb. 1 holdings, January movement

U.S. fresh apple holdings on Feb. 1 totaled 71.9 million 42-pound bushels, which is 7.3% less than at the same time a year ago and a 12.6% drop in the average over the past five years on that date.

Apples for the processing market in storage on Feb. 1 totaled 31.2 million bushels, which is 7.2% less than on Feb. 1, 2022, and 6.3% down from that date in the past five years, according to the U.S. Apple Association’s most recent USAppleTracker report, released Feb. 10.

Fresh apple movement in January was 12.3 million bushels, compared to 5.4 million apples for the processing market; five-year averages for those apples were 14 and 5.8 million, respectively.

States with the most total apples on Feb. 1, (and fresh holdings), in millions of bushels, were:

  • Washington – 79.53 (60.57)
  • Michigan – 8.42 (4.73)
  • New York – 7.24 (4.04)
  • Pennsylvania – 4.35 (1.13)

The total amount of top varieties in storage (and fresh holdings) in millions of bushels on Feb. 1, according to USApple, were:

  • Gala – 18.37 (15.15)
  • Red delicious – 14.12 (11.4)
  • Honeycrisp – 11.84 (6.59)
  • Fuji – 10.85 (8.64)
  • Granny Smith – 9.97 (7.67)
  • Pink Lady/Cripps pink: 6.32 (5.03)
  • Cosmic Crisp – 6.10 (4.7)



Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower