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Fruit and Vegetable Backgrounder

by Gary Lucier, Susan Pollack, Mir Ali, and Agnes Perez

Outlook No. (VGS-31301) 56 pp, April 2006

This report describes the economic characteristics of the U.S. fruit and vegetable industry, providing supply, demand, and policy background for an industry that accounts for nearly a third of U.S. crop cash receipts and a fifth of U.S. agricultural exports.

Keywords: Fruit, vegetables, melons, potatoes, pulses, tree nuts, demand, supply, trade, policy, financial characteristics, disappearance

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Last updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012

For more information contact: Gary Lucier, Susan Pollack, Mir Ali, and Agnes Perez