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FRUIT

Released: July 2005
Seasonal No. 975-3-05


 

 

New York’s 2005 TART CHERRY production, forecast late-June, is expected to total 7.5 million pounds, down 30 percent from the previous year. U.S. TART CHERRY production is forecast at 244 million pounds, 15 percent above 2004 production and 8 percent above production in 2003. SWEET CHERRY production is forecast at 950 tons, up 6 percent from a year ago. U.S. SWEET CHERRY production is forecast at 226,550 tons, down 20 percent from 2004 and 8 percent below 2003.


FRUIT PRODUCTION: New York and United States

2003, 2004 and 2005 1/

 

Fruit

New York

United States 1/

2003

2004

2005

2003

2004

2005

 

Million pounds

Million pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Tart Cherries

7.2

10.7

7.5

226.3

213.0

244.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tons

 

 

Tons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Sweet Cherries

600

900

950

24,570

283,060

226,550

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/Includes unutilized production for U.S. Tart and Sweet Cherries. There were no unutilized U. S. Tart Cherries in 2003 and 2004. Unutilized Sweet Cherries were 68,010 tons in 2003 and 900 tons in 2004.

 

 

APPLES PROCESSED IN NEW YORK UP 14 PERCENT

 

New York State processing plants utilized 620 million pounds of apples from the 2004 crop, up 13 percent from the 550 million pounds processed from the 2003 crop. Apples shipped into New York for processing totaled 17.3 million pounds, down 16 percent from the 20.5 million pounds received in 2003.

 

Apples utilized for cider and juice in New York plants totaled 200 million pounds. Last year, the same amount, 200 million pounds, was utilized from the 2003 crop.

 

Processing for canning and applesauce utilized 340 million pounds, up 26 percent from the 270 million pounds canned from the 2003 crop. Apples used for freezing, at 50 million pounds, was the same amount, 50 million pounds from the 2003 crop.


 

APPLES: Receipts and Utilization at New York Processing Plants and Cider Mills, 1995-2004

 

Crop Year

Total

received 1/

Receipts from other states 2/

Used for canning and applesauce

Used for juice

and cider

Used for

freezing

Other

products 3/

 

 

Million pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1995

 

624.7

68.1

258.8

281.1

 

64.2

 

20.6

 

1996

 

464.3

49.5

235.9

184.2

 

34.3

 

9.9

 

1997

 

505.6

54.0

257.0

152.9

 

84.4

 

11.3

 

1998

 

471.8

34.0

241.8

144.8

 

78.1

 

7.1

 

1999

 

574.7

50.0

261.9

244.4

 

50.2

 

18.2

 

2000

 

444.0

37.3

216.2

184.1

 

30.7

 

13.0

 

2001

 

471.1

32.8

267.4

158.9

 

31.1

 

13.7

 

2002

 

320.0

38.2

228.0

65.0

 

20.0

 

7.0

 

2003

 

550.0

20.5

270.0

200.0

 

50.0

 

30.0

 

2004

 

620.0

17.3

340.0

200.0

 

50.0

 

30.0

 

 

 

 

1/Excludes New York grown apples processed in other states.

2/Included in preceding column.

3/Jelly, apple butter, mincemeat, fresh sliced apples for pies, dried apples, and vinegar.

 

 

 

2004 FINAL APPLE PRODUCTION UP 21 PERCENT

 

The 2004 New York apple crop totaled 1280 million pounds, 21 percent above the 2003 production of 1,060 million pounds. From the 2004 crop, 620 million pounds went to processing plants, at an average of $139.00 per ton, while 660 million pounds were sold for fresh market at an average packinghouse door equivalent of $456 per ton or 22.8 cents per pound.

 

APPLES: Production, Utilization, Price, and Value, 2002-2004

 

Season

Production

Utilization

Total

Utilized production

Price per

pound

1/

Value of utilized production

Fresh Market

Processed

Quantity

Price per pound 1/

Total

Price

per ton

 

Million pounds

 

 

Cents

1,000 dol.

Mil. lbs.

Cents

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

680

 

630.0

 

17.7

111,214

310.0

28.0

320.0

153.00

 

2003

 

1,070

 

1,060.0

 

14.5

154,030

510.0

23.0

550.0

134.00

 

2004

 

1,280

 

1,280.0

 

15.1

193,560

660.0

22.8

620.0

139.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

8,523.9

 

8,374.1

 

18.9

1,581,260.0

5,366.0

25.8

3,008.1

130.00

 

2003

 

8,793.1

 

8,703.0

 

20.9

1,817,240.0

5,461.8

29.4

3,241.2

131.00

 

2004

 

10,419.9

 

10,330.6

 

15.8

1,629,071.0

6,562.2

21.7

3,768.4

107.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season

Utilization

Processed

Juice & Cider

Price

per ton

Canned

Price

per ton

Frozen

Price

per ton

Dried

Price

per ton

Other

2/

Price

per ton

 

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

65.0

100.00

228.0

166.00

20.0

182.00

3/

3/

7.0

120.00

2003

200.0

104.00

270.0

150.00

50.00

164.00

3/

3/

30.0

132.00

2004

200.0

96.00

340.0

156.00

50.0

228.00

3/

3/

30.0

84.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

1,479.3

104.00

1,078.7

161.00

191.7

175.00

207.9

108.00

50.5

161.00

2003

1,434.5

103.00

1,235.6

154.00

282.8

173.00

182.2

107.00

106.1

152.00

2004

1,934.7

73.00

1,237.9

149.00

256.0

172.00

201.8

77.30

91.0

111.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/ Packinghouse door equivalent.

2/ Includes vinegar, jelly, apple butter, mincemeat, fresh slices, etc. (For New York only, includes dried apples).

3/ Included in other to avoid disclosure of individual operations.


New York's 2004 PEACH CROP totaled 6,000 tons, down 8 percent from the 6,500 tons produced last year. From the 2004 crop, 2,300 tons were processed at an average price of $400.00 per ton, while 3,600 tons were sold for fresh market at an average price of $920.00 per ton.

 

PEACHES: Production, Utilization, Price, and Value, 2002-2004

Season

Production

Utilization

Total

Utilized production

Price per

ton 1/

Value of utilized production

Fresh Market

Processed

Quantity

Price per

ton

Quantity

Price

per ton

 

Tons

Dollars

1,000 dol.

Tons

Dollars

Tons

Dollars

 

 

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

5,000

 

5,000

 

475.00

2,375

3,750.0

520.0

1,250.0

340.0

 

2003

 

6,500

 

6,000

 

703.00

4,218

4,250.0

840.0

1,750.0

370.0

 

2004

 

6,000

 

5,900

 

717.00

4,232

3,600.0

920.0

2,300.0

400.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

1,267,500

 

1,217,700

 

400.00

488,011.0

537,250.0

612.0

680,450.0

234.00

 

2003

 

1,259,500

 

1,205,150

 

377.00

454,286.0

542,750.0

581.0

662,400.0

210.00

 

2004

 

1,307,110

 

1,229,800

 

375.00

461,629.0

535,600.0

548.0

694,200.0

242.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW YORK GROWN GRAPES PROCESSED, BY VARIETY 2002-2004 1/

 

Variety

2002

2003

2004

 

 

Tons

 

 

 

 

 

American Varieties:

 

 

 

  Catawba

6,680

7,650

5,000

  Concord

108,000

104,000

99,300

  Delaware

820

550

300

  Ives

165

180

200

  Elvira

4,200

5,250

4,800

  Niagara

19,000

18,000

19,800

 

 

 

 

  French Hybrids:

 

 

 

  Aurora

4,100

3,620

2,200

  Baco Noir

930

1,220

350

  Cayuga White

830

650

600

  DeChaunac

590

320

150

  Rougeon

625

530

100

  Seyval Blanc

590

480

400

 

 

 

 

  Vitis Vinifera, All

4,620

4,550

4,900

 

 

 

 

  Other Varieties, All

1,850

2,000

1,900

 

 

 

 

  TOTAL

153,000

149,000

140,000

 

 

 

 

1/Includes New York grown grapes received at out-of-state plants.2/Includes other American and French Hybrid varieties not shown.