California Giant Berry Farms Forecasts Strong Pacific Northwest Blueberry Supplies; Markus Duran Comments

From And Now u Know | 27 June 2024

Overview of blueberries from Pacific Northwest in the U.S. market, complemented by charts from Agronometrics. Original published on June 24, 2024.

WATSONVILLE, CA – July will be here before we know it, which means National Blueberry Month is just around the corner! Lucky for buyers, California Giant Berry Farms is forecasting a bountiful harvest of high-quality conventional and organic blueberries from its Pacific Northwest growing region in the coming months.

“We’re excited to share our abundance of conventional and organic blueberries from the Pacific Northwest,” said Markus Duran, Director of Bushberry. “We had strong pollination from the start, and barring any major weather events, we look forward to a steady supply of nutritious berries to meet the ever-growing demand from our consumers.”

The PNW blueberry season has officially begun, with strong conventional harvests out of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, with all regions reporting excellent flavor and size, a press release stated. Organic harvests are also underway and ramping up stateside—with premium fruit being reported. Peak volumes of conventional and organic fruit will be available throughout July, with an abundance of blueberries available through early September.

blueberry volumes by ori 4

Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

With demand on the rise, California Giant continues to drive increases in blueberry consumption through consumer marketing to drive purchase intent for fresh blueberries and share the joy and health benefits they deliver.

The News in Charts is a collection of stories from the industry complemented by charts from Agronometrics to help better tell their story.

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