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Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: July 2011

by Agnes Perez, Kristy Plattner, and Katherine Baldwin

Outlook No. (FTS-348) 27 pp, July 2011

The index of prices received by fruit and tree nut growers in June, at 157 (1990-92=100), rose 9 percent from the May index and increased 18 percent above the June 2010 index. Year-to-year price increases in June for process grapefruit and fresh-market apples, grapes, peaches, pears, and strawberries drove the index up over the previous year, offsetting price declines for fresh-market lemons and oranges.

Keywords: Fruit; tree nuts; production; price; imports; exports; per capita consumption; shipments; bearing acreage; yields; fresh market; processed; sweet cherries; tart cherries; apricots; prunes; grapes; citrus; orange juice; oranges; grapefruit; lemons; almonds; pecans; hazelnuts; economics

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Last updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

For more information contact: Agnes Perez, Kristy Plattner, and Katherine Baldwin