Area, Production and Farm Value of Specified Commercial Fruit Crops, Ontario, 2015 - 2016

2016
Crop Area Harvested (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value (a) ($'000)
Apples
14,090
331,620
27.0
89,680
Apricots
55
196
153.6
301
Blueberries, High Bush
x
x
x
x
Blueberries, Low Bush
x
x
x
x
Total Blueberries
x
x
x
x
Watermelons
1,408
52,067
18.3
9,510
Melons, Other
839
16,476
27.1
4,457
Total Melons
2,247
68,543
20.4
13,967
Cherries, Sour
1,901
12,890
81.8
10,542
Cherries, Sweet
374
1,597
211.2
3,373
Grapes, Labrusca
692
6,958
47.4
3,299
Grapes, Vinifera
16,465
152,278
62.0
94,450
Total Grapes
17,157
159,236
61.4
97,749
Nectarines
554
6,464
107.6
6,956
Peaches
4,500
33,557
83.7
28,098
Pears
990
6,316
81.3
5,134
Plums and Prunes
756
3,818
128.2
4,895
Raspberries
556
1,936
323.3
6,259
Strawberries
2,163
15,154
209.1
31,680

Note: Harvested area, marketed production and farm value figures in the table above are based on the Fall Fruit and Vegetable Survey and other administrative data.

2015
Crop
Area Harvested (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value (a) ($'000)
Apples
13,611
203,533
39.5
80,336
Apricots
42
245
151.8
372
Blueberries, High Bush
x
x
x
x
Blueberries, Low Bush
x
x
x
x
Total Blueberries
670
2,060
221.4
4,560
Watermelons
1,550
59,582
14.9
8,900
Melons, Other
1,044
22,548
25.7
5,795
Total Melons
2,594
82,130
17.9
14,695
Cherries, Sour
1,897
8,140
91.1
7,414
Cherries, Sweet
298
1,020
186.3
1,900
Grapes, Labrusca
728
7,787
42.3
3,294
Grapes, Vinifera
15,274
113,295
55.7
63,145
Total Grapes
16,002
121,082
54.9
66,439
Nectarines
533
5,256
121.7
6,397
Peaches
4,406
39,866
81.6
32,526
Pears
962
6,788
70.3
4,774
Plums and Prunes
774
3,856
125.2
4,826
Raspberries
527
1,436
329.8
4,736
Strawberries
1,920
12,146
214.3
26,028

Note: Harvested area, marketed production and farm value figures in the table above were revised in March 2017, following the release of the Fall Fruit and Vegetable Survey data.

(a) Does not include government subsidy payments
x Data suppressed due to confidentiality restrictions

Reference: Fruit and Vegetable Survey, Statistics Canada; Ontario Tender Fruit Producers' Marketing Board Annual Reports, Grape Growers of Ontario Annual Reports, Ontario Apple Growers Annual Reports


Author :  
Siva Mailvaganam - Statistician/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
30 March 2017
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca