Sour Cherry Market in the United States
In value terms, sour cherry production surged to $ in . Over the period under review, production saw prominent growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of %. Sour cherry production peaked at $ in 2018; however, from 2019 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of sour cherries in the United States skyrocketed to tonnes per ha in , jumping by % against the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, the yield saw a remarkable increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the yield increased by %. Over the period under review, the average sour cherry yield reached the maximum level at tonnes per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to , the yield failed to regain momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , approx. ha of sour cherries were harvested in the United States; remaining stable against the year before. In general, the harvested area recorded a mild descent. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the harvested area increased by % against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of ha. From 2014 to , the growth of the sour cherry harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The size of the sour cherry market in the United States surged to $ in , with an increase 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). Over the period under review, consumption showed a resilient increase. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $ in 2018; however, from 2019 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.