Area, Production and Farm Value of Specified Commercial Fruit Crops, Ontario, 2016 - 2017

2017
Crop Area Harvested (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value (a) ($'000)
Apples
13,924
238,834
34.2
81,621
Apricots
64
326
181.9
593
Blueberries, High Bush
449
x
x
x
Blueberries, Low Bush
427
x
x
x
Total Blueberries
876
2,978
236.3
7,036
Watermelons
1,284
55,684
13.5
7,540
Melons, Other
601
10,282
30.1
3,100
Total Melons
1,885
65,966
16.1
10,640
Cherries, Sour
1,690
9,654
76.9
7,425
Cherries, Sweet
341
1,726
188.2
3,249
Grapes, Labrusca
631
8,068
54.4
4,387
Grapes, Vinifera
16,450
188,580
60.1
113,411
Total Grapes
17,081
196,648
59.9
117,798
Nectarines
535
5,672
95.0
5,387
Peaches
4,397
41,025
78.2
32,070
Pears
977
8,784
77.0
6,764
Plums and Prunes
800
6,572
114.8
7,543
Raspberries
693
1,432
341.5
4,890
Strawberries
1,983
15,048
228.9
34,452

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.

2016
Crop
Area Harvested (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value (a) ($'000)
Apples
14,494
350,435
34.4
120,518
Apricots
94
332
213.9
710
Blueberries, High Bush
437
1,490
253.4
3,776
Blueberries, Low Bush
x
x
x
x
Total Blueberries
x
x
x
x
Watermelons
1,408
52,068
18.3
9,510
Melons, Other
839
16,476
27.1
4,457
Total Melons
2,247
68,544
20.4
13,967
Cherries, Sour
1,875
12,890
81.8
10,542
Cherries, Sweet
408
1,726
207.5
3,582
Grapes, Labrusca
695
6,972
47.6
3,319
Grapes, Vinifera
16,543
152,278
62.0
94,441
Total Grapes
17,238
159,250
61.4
97,760
Nectarines
554
6,656
91.0
6,057
Peaches
4,617
34,380
70.9
24,359
Pears
1,085
6,043
73.6
4,448
Plums and Prunes
795
2,804
115.0
3,225
Raspberries
609
2,120
323.3
6,854
Strawberries
2,252
15,776
209.1
32,981

Note: Harvested area, marketed production and farm value figures in the table above are revised in April 2018, 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 :  
19 April 2018
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca