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Growth in fresh market drives variety selection

1/2/2018  By Tree Top

Growth in fresh market drives variety selectionFrom 1993 to 2016F – Red Delicious has decreased 65 million boxes
Golden delicious has declined 20.3 million boxes
Red & Golden’s together have declined to just 30% of total US production
Gala has increased (1998-2016) from 10 million to 44 million boxes
Honeycrisp has increased 50% in the past 5 years. (7.9 mil to 15.3 mil boxes)