Report: U.S. fresh apple holdings down 12% on last year
The U.S. Apple Association says that fresh apple holdings as of April 1 were 12% lower year-on-year at 51.2 million bushels., with processed holdings 13% down at 20.9 million.
The total number of apples in storage on April 1 this year was 72.1 million bushels, 12 percent less than last April’s total of 82.1 million bushels and 4% below the five-year average for that date.
The April 2019 Market News report also includes information of total U.S. apple holdings by variety and region, an EU stocks report and information on prices and exports.
Click here to read the full April 2019 Market News report.