Cucumber And Gherkin Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, cucumber and gherkin production contracted to $ in . Overall, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. from 2018 to , production growth remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of cucumbers and gherkins in the U.S. stood at tonnes per ha in , remaining stable against 2019 figures. Overall, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of tonnes per ha. from 2018 to , the growth of the average cucumber and gherkin yield failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , the harvested area of cucumbers and gherkins in the U.S. fell to ha, dropping by -% against the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, the harvested area continues to indicate a pronounced slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the harvested area increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to cucumber and gherkin production attained the maximum at ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to , the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the cucumber and gherkin market in the U.S. rose remarkably to $ in , increasing by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.