2018 Commodity Market: Pecans

October 23, 2018


Grown in:

USA, Mexico, South Africa, and Australia.

Commercial pecan production was reported in 14 U.S. states. Over three-fourths of U.S. pecans were produced in the states of Georgia, New Mexico and Texas.

Harvested in:

October and November, depending on first frost.

New crop:

This year could be the largest supply in history. Will know for sure in November.


Prices are steady with new crop coming in shortly.

Specifics on 2018 Pecan Crop:

    • Pecans are extremely elastic in North America.
    • Chinese demand from U.S. will plummet due to tariffs.
    • June Cold Storage was 258 million pounds vs 229 million pounds last year. This is the largest June cold storage number since 2014.

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