The number of California table grapes in storage on the West Coast continues to be significantly lower compared to this time last year, according to the latest USDA report.
The Western Fruit Report - Grape Cold Storage Summary states that there were over 2 million fewer cartons being held.
There were 7 million cartons in storage on Nov. 30, compared to 9.2 million cartons on the same date in 2020.
The storage numbers on Nov. 30, 2019 were also higher than this year, but down from last year at 7.9 million cartons.
The most recent figure for this year is much lower than the 10.5 million cartons registered on Nov. 15.
Compared to the same date in 2020, the biggest changes in terms of specific varietals are seen in:
All figures have been rounded to the nearest 1,000.