From 1993 to 2016F – Red Delicious has decreased 65 million boxes... read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts the 2017/2018 apple crop at 10.4 billion pounds. Measured in 42-pound bushels, the crop is forecasted to be 248.7 million bushels.
California strawberry acreage will be lower in 2018 than it was in 2017. Winter acreage will be off by 6.5%.
Tis the season for predictions—a new list seems to pop up daily. Nonetheless, I still love sifting through the lists—and checking them twice—just to see what’s the next new gnaw, tea or spice.
Pick up an industry trade magazine and you’ll see article upon article declaring the clean label trend is no longer just a trend. It’s a consumer mandate