Blueberry Industry Growth – 2016 report

Blueberry Industry Growth

Highbush blueberries comprise 85% of all blueberries grown in the United States and 71% of North American blueberry production. USA, Canada and Mexico together produce more than a billion pounds (lb) of blueberries annually. The 2016 preliminary highbush crop estimate for North America is 766.3 million lb (347,587 mt). Fresh market share is 402.7 million lb (182,661 mt) and frozen is 363.6 million lb (164,926 mt). USA highbush production is 569.3 million lb (258,230 mt). Source: NABC. 2016 Crop Report as of August 5, 2016, 5/25/16.

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