June 3, 2013


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CONTACT: DONN ZEA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

CALIFORNIA DRIED PLUM BOARD TELEPHONE: (916) 565-6232
E-MAIL: dzea@cdpb.org


2013 CALIFORNIA DRIED PLUM CROP ESTIMATE


Sacramento, CA (June 3, 2013) - The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced a 2013 California dried plum crop estimate of 105,000 short tons.
NASS also estimates 51,000 bearing acres for 2013, down from 55,000 bearing acres for 2012. The French prune variety accounts for virtually all dried plum acreage grown in California.