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When Life Gives You Records: U.S. Lemon Surge Peaks in 2022/23 - A Citrus Sensation!

A third of U.S. lemons went to processing in 2022/23 reaching the highest volume since 2009/10 season.  U.S. growers produced 1.12 million tons of lemons in 2022/23 and increase of 5.5% from previous season and represented 78% of all lemons consumed domestically in the season. California lemon production experienced rising acreage and yields this season with lemons growers in that State producing 1.06 million tons in 2022/23 marking a 50-year record.

Source: USDA & National Agricultural Statistics Service


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