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Blackberry Cold Storage Reports

Cold Storage Trends

RUFUS has retired and will no longer be providing updates on this site. Thanks for your interest!

Data contained in these summary tables were compiled from the USDA-NASS Cold Storage Reports by Rufus S. La Lone

The USDA updates data around the 22th of each month, and reports current inventories as of the end of the previous month.  Cells with “-” will fill-in over time.

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Blackberry Holdings by Pack Style: 2015-2016

1,000 pounds
MONTH TOTAL IQF PAILS DRUMS CONC.
AUGUST 35,204 28,470  1,422  4,268 1,083
SEPTEMBER 33,078 26,472  1,587  4,174  845
OCTOBER 30,553 24,420  1,376  3,879  878
NOVEMBER 28,366 22,634  1,618  3,251  863
DECEMBER 26,594 21,238  1,350  3,179  827
JANUARY 23,957 18,946  1,341  2,872  798
FEBRUARY 22,252 17,513  1,345  2.757  637
MARCH 21,508 17,081  1,153  2,869  405
APRIL 18,270 14,702  1,138  2,017  413
MAY
JUNE
Holdings as % of APR 2015  87% 101% 105%  45%  53%
3 yr APRIL average 20,717 13,802  1,247  5,301  366

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Blackberry Usage by Pack Style

1,000 pounds
MONTH TOTAL IQF PAILS DRUMS CONC.
2016 APRIL Use 3,238 2,379  15  852 INCR
3 Month Average Use 1,869 1,415  68  285 128
Month’s Supply / Prev. 3 Month’s Use 10 10 17  7  3
Months Until New Pack  3  3  3  3  3
Months Long/(Short) based on previous 3 mos. avg. usage  7  7 14  4  0

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Total Volume

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1,000 pounds
MONTH 2015-16 3 YR AVG 2014-15 2013-14
AUGUST 35,204 38,375 35,020 39,237
SEPTEMBER 33,078 38,354 37,494 37,880
OCTOBER 30,553 35,227 34,706 33,468
NOVEMBER 28,366 33,506 32,318 32,048
DECEMBER 26,594 32,088 30,925 30,066
JANUARY 23,957 30,229 28,843 28,823
FEBRUARY 22,252 26,219 25,499 27,183
MARCH 21,508 23,437 23,071 22,994
APRIL 18,270 21,265 20,892 21,110
MAY 19,642 19,930 21,097

The present storage volume is 2.994 mil. lbs. (14%) BELOW the 3 year Avg. 

 

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Cumulative Blackberry Usage

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1,000 pounds
Month 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
SEPTEMBER  2,162  5,087  2,726  1,178
OCTOBER  4,687  7,875  7,138  3,359
NOVEMBER  6,874 10,263  8,558  4,715
DECEMBER  8,646 11,656 10,654  5,595
JANUARY 11,283 13,738 12,323  7,846
FEBRUARY 12,988 17,082 13,423 14,892
MARCH 13,732 19,510 17,612 16,620
APRIL 16,970 21,689 19,496 19,075
MAY 22,651 19,499 22,980
Cumulative usage is BELOW last year by 4.719 mil. lbs (21%). Pack year started at 35.20 mil. lbs., 17% BELOW last year

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