Grapefruit Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, grapefruit production declined to $ in . Over the period under review, production continues to indicate a perceptible shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production remained at a lower figure.
In , the average yield of grapefruits in the U.S. fell modestly to tonnes per ha, waning by -% compared with 2019 figures. In general, the yield showed a noticeable slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. The grapefruit yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to , the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , the total area harvested in terms of grapefruits production in the U.S. declined slightly to ha, which is down by -% compared with 2019. Overall, the harvested area recorded a perceptible downturn. The grapefruit harvested area peaked at ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to , the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the grapefruit market in the U.S. fell to $ in , with a decrease of -% 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). In general, consumption showed a perceptible shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , consumption failed to regain the momentum.