Chinese apple production fell to nine-year low in 2018

USDA estimates China’s 2018/19 apple crop at 31.0 MMT, down 25 percent from 2017/18 due to severe damage from spring frosts, rain, and hail. China is expected to send just 3.0 MMT of apples to processors, down 38 percent year over year. Balancing global [...]

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 [...]

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