Dutch apple harvest lowest in decade, prices set to soar

The apple harvest in the Netherlands is about 30% down than a year ago and is the smallest in the past 10 years, the produce sector lobby group AGF said on Friday. As a result, prices for eating as well as industrial apples (used for juices) are expected to reach record highs, AGF added. The problems began with an unusual warm spell in April and early May which caused the ┬átrees to blossom earlier than usual. Then an unexpected and … Continue reading Dutch apple harvest lowest in decade, prices set to soar