July’s AJC imports lowest since 2011

The U.S. imported just 20.2 million single-strength-equivalent (SSE) gallons of apple juice in July, a notably small volume for the last month of the marketing year and the lowest for any month since 13.1 million SSE gallon in November 2011. Despite the drop in [...]

Lower juice imports this year

This year, U.S. imports of the major juices (orange, apple, grape, and pineapple) totaled 515.1 million single-strength-equivalent (SSE) gallons, down 7.5 percent from Jan-May 2018. Total imports were lower each month this year, due in part to the decline in orange juice imports as [...]

China expects sharp drop in apple juice production

China will produce less apple juice concentrate in 2018/19 due to a steep decline in apple supply caused by freezes during spring. As a result, the U.S. may be looking at a swing in AJC origins like we saw between 2013/14 and 2014/15, when [...]