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FRUIT

Released: July 2006
Seasonal No. 975-3-06

New York’s 2006 TART CHERRY production, forecast late-June, is expected to total 9.5 million pounds, up 27 percent from the previous year. U.S. TART CHERRY production is forecast at 256 million pounds, 5 percent below 2005 production and 20 percent above production in 2004. SWEET CHERRY production is forecast at 1,100 tons, up 38 percent from a year ago. U.S. SWEET CHERRY production is forecast at 268,400 tons, up 7 percent from 2005 and 5 percent below 2004.


FRUIT PRODUCTION: New York and United States
2004, 2005 and 2006 1/

 

Fruit

New York

United States 1/

2004

2005

2006

2004

2005

2006

 

Million pounds

Million pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Tart Cherries

10.7

7.5

9.5

213.0

270.4

255.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tons

 

 

Tons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Sweet Cherries

900

800

1,100

283,060

251,170

268,400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/Includes unutilized production for U.S. Tart and Sweet Cherries. There were no unutilized U. S. Tart Cherries in 2004 and 2005.

 

APPLES PROCESSED IN NEW YORK DOWN 13 PERCENT

 

New York State processing plants utilized 540 million pounds of apples from the 2005 crop, down 13 percent from the 620 million pounds processed from the 2004 crop. Apples shipped into New York for processing totaled 36.3 million pounds, up over 100 percent from the 17.3 million pounds received in 2004. 

Apples utilized for cider and juice in New York plants totaled 160 million pounds. Last year 200 million pounds was utilized from the 2004 crop.

 Processing for canning and applesauce utilized 310 million pounds, down 9 percent from the 340 million pounds canned from the 2004 crop. Apples used for freezing, at 30 million pounds, are 40 percent below the 50 million pounds from the 2004 crop.

APPLES: Receipts and Utilization at New York Processing Plants and Cider Mills, 1996-2005

Crop Year

Total
received 1/

Receipts from other states 2/

Used for canning and applesauce

Used for juice and cider

Used for
freezing

Other
P
roducts 3/

 

Million pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

329.2

38.2

218.3

79.3

23.7

7.9

2003

397.8

23.1

189.2

157.8

50.8

0.0

2004

414.9

17.3

220.3

144.0

49.6

1.0

2005

402.3

36.3

213.5

152.9

26.7

9.2

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, etc.

 

2005 FINAL APPLE PRODUCTION DOWN 19 PERCENT 

The 2005 New York apple crop totaled 1040 million pounds, 19 percent below the 2004 production of 1,280 million pounds. From the 2005 crop, 540 million pounds went to processing plants, at an average of $150.00 per ton, while 490 million pounds were sold for fresh market at an average packinghouse door equivalent of $528 per ton or 26.4 cents per pound.

APPLES: Production, Utilization, Price, and Value, 2003-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

2005

1,040

1,030.0

16.5

169,990

490.0

26.4

540.0

150.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

8,793.1

8,703.0

20.9

1,817,240.0

5,461.8

29.4

3,241.2

131.00

2004

10,440.6

10,361.3

15.9

1,646,801.0

6,638.0

21.8

3,723.3

107.00

2005

9,864.7

9,762.5

19.4

1,893,580.0

6,183.4

27.6

3,579.1

105.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season

Utilization

Processed

Juice & Cider

Price
per ton

Canned

Price
per ton

Frozen

Price
per ton

Other
2/

Price
per ton

 

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

Mil. lbs.

Dollars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

200.0

104.00

270.0

150.00

50.0

164.00

30.0

132.00

2004

200.0

96.00

340.0

156.00

50.0

228.00

30.0

84.00

2005

160.0

92.00

310.0

160.00

30.0

168.00

20.0

138.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

1,434.5

103.00

1,235.6

154.00

282.8

173.00

106.1

152.00

2004

1,876.0

70.50

1,257.7

149.00

255.8

173.00

79.0

112.00

2005

1,782.4

65.20

1,202.0

149.00

244.4

153.00

78.5

149.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/ Packinghouse door equivalent.
2/ Includes vinegar, jelly, apple butter, mincemeat, etc. (For New York only, excludes dried apples & fresh slices).


New York's 2005
PEACH CROP totaled 4,250 tons, down 29 percent from the 6,000 tons produced last year. From the 2005 crop, 2,150 tons were processed at an average price of $499.00 per ton, while 1,950 tons were sold for fresh market at an average price of $900.00 per ton.

 

PEACHES: Production, Utilization, Price, and Value, 2003-2005

 

Production

Utilization

 

Total

Utilized production

Price per
ton 1/

Value of utilized production

Fresh Market

Processed

Season

Quantity

Price per
ton

Quantity

Price
per ton

 

Tons

Dollars

1,000 dol.

Tons

Dollars

Tons

Dollars

 

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

6,500

6,000

703.00

4,218

4,250

840.00

1,750

370.00

2004

6,000

5,900

717.00

4,232

3,600

920.00

2,300

400.00

2005

4,250

4,100

690.00

2,828

1,950

900.00

2,150

499.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

1,259,500

1,205,150

377.00

454,289.0

542,750.0

581.00

662,400.0

210.00

2004

1,307,110

1,229,800

375.00

461,624.0

535,600.0

548.00

694,200.0

242.00

2005

1,184,550

1,145,100

446.00

511,268.0

502,050.0

718.00

643,050.0

235.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW YORK GROWN GRAPES PROCESSED, BY VARIETY 2003-2005 1/

 

Variety

2003

2004

2005

 

 

Tons

 

 

 

 

 

American Varieties:

 

 

 

  Catawba

7,650

4,760

6,050

  Concord

104,000

99,300

135,100

  Delaware

550

290

460

  Ives

180

200

140

  Elvira

5,250

4,770

5,600

  Niagara

18,000

19,800

17,000

 

 

 

 

  French Hybrids:

 

 

 

  Aurora

3,620

2,210

1,940

  Baco Noir

1,220

360

450

  Cayuga White

650

640

580

  DeChaunac

320

160

140

  Rougeon

530

130

490

  Seyval Blanc

480

410

460

 

 

 

 

  Vitis Vinifera, All

4,550

5,080

3,840

 

 

 

 

  Other Varieties, All

2,000

1,890

2,750

 

 

 

 

  TOTAL

149,000

140,000

175,000

 

 

 

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