PROGNOSFRUIT 2022 (Belgrade, Serbia, 3-5 August 2022): Complete Program Published

The Prognosfruit Conference is Europe’s leading annual event for the apple and pear sector, gathering growers from across Europe. After two successful online events in 2020 and 2021, Prognosfruit returns as an in-person event in Belgrade, Serbia, from the 3rd to the 5th of August 2022. Registrations are now open, and stakeholders and jo

WAPA Releases March’s Apple and Pear Stock Figures

WAPA, the World Apple and Pear Association, released today the apple and pear stock figures from 1 March 2022. The figures show that in Europe apple stocks increased by 8.6% compared to 2021 to reach 2,935,962 T, while pear stocks decreased by 14.9% to 388,495 T. In the USA, apple stocks as of 1 March 2022 stood at 1,275,346 T (+1.6% compared to 2021), while pear stocks reached 111,912 T (37.7% above 2021).

WAPA Releases February’s Apple And Pear Stock Figures

WAPA, the World Apple and Pear Association, released the apple and pear stock figures from 1 February 2022. The figures show that in Europe apple stocks increased by 7.2% compared to 2021 to reach 3,606,980 T, while pear stocks decreased by 30% to 408,340 T. In the USA, apple stocks as of 1 February 2022 stood at 1,478,180 T (-0.8% compared to 2021), while pear stocks reached 149,553 T (31.9% above 2021).

World Apple And Pear Association (WAPA) Presents Annual Southern Hemisphere Crop Forecast

On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, the World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) has released the Southern Hemisphere apple and pear crop forecast for the upcoming season. According to the forecast, which consolidates the data from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, and South Africa, apple and pear production is estimated to decrease by 7% and 6% respectively in 2022 compared to the previous year.

WAPA Releases the First Apple and Pear Stock Figures of 2022

WAPA, the World Apple and Pear Association, released the first apple and pear stock figures of 2022. The figures show that in Europe apple stocks increased by 5.1% compared to 2021 to reach 4,308,683 T, while pear stocks decreased by 18.2% to 661,587 T. In the USA, apple stocks as of 1 January 2022 stood at 1,674,042 T (-2.7% compared to 2021), while pear stocks reached 190,192 T (24.8% above 2021).