Blueberry And Cranberry Market in the United States
In value terms, blueberry and cranberry production reached $ in . Over the period under review, production, however, posted a prominent increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Blueberry and cranberry production peaked at $ in 2018; however, from 2019 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The average yield of blueberries and cranberries in United States amounted to tonnes per ha in , remaining relatively unchanged against 2019 figures. In general, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of % y-o-y. The blueberry and cranberry yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2013; however, from 2014 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 , approx. ha of blueberries and cranberries were harvested in United States; which is down by -% compared with the year before. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to ; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of ha. from 2019 to , the growth of the blueberry and cranberry harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The value of the blueberry and cranberry market in United States expanded remarkably to $ in , rising 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). Over the period under review, consumption recorded strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. from 2019 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.