WAPA Releases 2015 Crop Forecast
More than 300 representatives of the international apple and pear sector met at…
More than 300 representatives of the international apple and pear sector met at the 39th Prognosfruit Conference on 6th August 2015 in Merano, Italy. At the Conference, WAPA (World Apple and Pear Association) released the 2015 European apple and pear crop estimates. The 2015 apple production in the EU will decrease 5 % compared with last year’s crop. The pear crop is predicted by European growers to decrease by 4 % compared with 2014. Additionally, the 2015 crop promises to be of good quality given the generally favourable climatic conditions and overall fruit size.
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