Industry at a Glance

The U.S. apple industry brings billions of dollars to our economy each year, represents thousands of jobs, and brings nutritious food to consumers around the world. We unite state and regional apple associations across the country to advocate for policies that help growers continue to produce America’s favorite fruit.
Learn more about the apple industry’s impact below.

#1
Consumed Fruit in the United States
5000+
apple producers
32
states grow apples
240 million
Average bushels grown each year
$5 billion
in farm-gate revenue or wholesale value of U.S. apple crop annually
$1 billion
average annual apple crop export value
$15 billion
estimated annual downstream value
322,000
total acres of land for growing apples
67%
apple crop grown for fresh consumption
33%
Apple crop processed for juice and apple food products
1 out of 3
apples are exported
2nd largest
apple producer worldwide
$450 million
approximate annual export value to Mexico & Canada
100+
varieties grown

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USApple is a member-driven association that represents all segments of the apple industry, including growers, packers, shippers, marketers, processors, suppliers, state/regional associations, and other businesses engaged in the industry.