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Blueberry boom

This article was originally published in Foodnews

BLUEBERRY production in the US rose 13% to 414.71 million lbs in 2010, from 367.70 million lbs the previous year, according to a report from the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service in California. Despite the ample crop, the average grower price was higher, at USD1.43 per lb compared with USD1.33/lb in 2009. Oregon is the largest producing state, with 50.80 million lbs last year, against 48.50 million lbs the year before. Total red raspberry production decreased somewhat compared with 2009, to 67.01 million lbs (-6%), and the average price also dropped, to USD0.86/lb, from USD0.90/lb previously. Strawberry production for the US remained fairly stable, even as planted area decreased, at 2.85 million lbs, compared with 2.80 million lbs in 2009 (+2%).



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