Fruit & Tree Nut Farming Industry Report
Companies in this industry grow fruits and tree nuts for commercial production. Major companies include Chiquita Brands, Dole Food Company, almond cooperative Blue Diamond Growers, the National Grape Cooperative and its Welch's subsidiary, and Citrus World's cooperative Florida's Natural Growers, all based in the US.
SIC: 0171, 0172, 0173, 0174, 0175, 0179
NAICS: 111310, 111320, 111331, 111332, 111333, 111334, 111335, 111336, 111339
Sample Questions & Answers
How much do the farm's yield and prices received change year to year?
Fruit and nut crop yields and prices fluctuate sharply due to demand, acres planted, weather conditions, and inventory levels. Some years can produce bumper crops; other times, fruit and nuts are so blemished or damaged that the yield is negligible.
How challenging is finding and keeping seasonal farmworkers?
Most fruit and nut crops must be handpicked by laborers willing to tolerate inconsistent hours, hard work, and low pay. Farm workers can often find jobs offering comparable pay that is much less labor-intensive. Small or remote orchards can have...
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