Prognosfruit 2020: European apple and pear crop forecast


Most European countries expecting an overall stable apple and pear crop for the coming season


The World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) released the 2020 European apple and pear crop estimate. In 2020, the apple production in the EU for the 21 top producing countries contributing to this report is estimated to be just slightly below last year’s result, with a 1% decrease and a crop of 10,711,000 T. Overall, this year’s crop is estimated to be 4% lower than the 3- year average. On the other hand, the EU pear crop for 2020 is estimated to increase by 12% compared to last year to 2,199,000 T.