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Blueberry 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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Blueberry Holdings 2015-2016

1,000 pounds
MONTH TOTAL
AUGUST 273,635
SEPTEMBER 280,085
OCTOBER 259,198
NOVEMBER 245,754
DECEMBER 224,696
JANUARY 211,459
FEBRUARY 191,051
MARCH 164,927
APRIL 153,763
MAY
JUNE
Holdings as % of APR 2015 115%

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Blueberry Monthly Usage

1,000 pounds
2016  APRIL  USE 11,164
3 Month Average Use 19,232
Month’s Supply / Prev. 3 Month’s Use  8
Months Until New Pack  4
Months long / (Short) based on previous 3 months Average Usage  4

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Blueberry Total Volume

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1,000 pounds
MONTHS 2015-16 3 yr avg 2014-15 2013-14
AUGUST 273,635 256,047 269,165 260,094
SEPTEMBER 280,085 250,263 265,303 251,279
OCTOBER 259,198 230,475 240,830 235,007
NOVEMBER 245,754 214,423 229,175 217,393
DECEMBER 224,696 193,818 208,324 201,834
JANUARY 211,459 175,391 187,523 172,718
FEBRUARY 191,051 156,427 166,469 150,626
MARCH 164,927 140,309 152,745 130,825
APRIL 153,763 123,572 133,836 117,065
MAY 106,307 119,328  98,716
JUNE 112,768 132,732 102,012
Present storage volume is 30,191 mil. lbs. (24%) ABOVE the 3 year average.

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Cumulative Blueberry Usage

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1,000 pounds
Month 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
SEPTEMBER  INCR  4,862  8,815  4,303
OCTOBER 20,887 28,335 25,087 22,922
NOVEMBER 34,331 39,990 42,701 41,808
DECEMBER 55,389 60,841 58,260 67,214
JANUARY 68,626 81,642 87,376 72,578
FEBRUARY 89,034 102,696 109,468 86,323
MARCH 115,158 116,420 129,269 101,152
APRIL 126,322 135,329 143,029 118,697
MAY 148,465 160,578 137,656
JUNE
Cumulative usage is BELOW last year by 9.07 mil. lbs. (6%).  Pack Year started at a record 280 mil. lbs. (4%) ABOVE last year’s vol.