NORTHWEST FRESH PEAR CROP ESTIMATE FOR 2019 HARVEST ANNOUNCED

The 2019-20 season is providing 17.3 million standard 44-lb boxes of conventional the fresh pear market, including conventional and organically grown pears from the Northwest.  The figures are collected from growers in Wenatchee and Yakima, Washington and Mid-Columbia and Medford, Oregon. The estimate will mark a 9% decrease from the 2018 harvest and will be 6% below the five-year average.

The top three varieties produced by Northwest growers remain the same as in previous years; Green Anjou pears, and Bartlett and Bosc pears.

For an updated crop report, please contact your Regional Marketing Manager.

Entering into the last half of the pear season with plenty of marketable fresh pears available.

The 2018-19 season is providing 19.7 million standard 44-lb boxes of conventional the fresh pear market, including conventional and organically grown pears from the Northwest.  The figures are collected from growers in Wenatchee and Yakima, Washington and Mid-Columbia and Medford, Oregon.

The top three varieties produced by Northwest growers remain the same as in previous years; Green Anjou pears, and Bartlett and Bosc pears. As the 2018 year begins, Green and Red Anjous and Bosc pears are still available and some shippers may also have a supply of Bartlett available along with a limited supply of other varieties.

For an updated crop report, please contact your Regional Marketing Manager.