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Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: June 2012

by Agnes Perez and Kristy Plattner

Outlook No. (FTS-352) 44 pp, June 2012

This season’s Southern Hemisphere blueberry shipments to the United States (primarily from Chile) have already ended and sourcing has now transitioned to domestic production. Current domestic pricing for fresh blueberries is above last year’s, caused by an early finish to Chilean shipments this winter and anticipated smaller crops in Florida and Georgia—production States that are the earliest to come into blueberry season each year.

Keywords: Fruit, tree nuts, noncitrus, production, prices, per capita use, imports, exports, acreage, inventories, fresh, juice, blueberries, cherries, watermelon, peaches, prunes, citrus, almonds, walnuts, papaya, mangoes, pineapple, banana, supply and use, consumption, crop value, economics

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Last updated: Monday, January 07, 2013

For more information contact: Agnes Perez and Kristy Plattner