In 2015, 8,770 acres of raspberries were harvested in California with a yield of 19,800
pounds per acre for a total of 173,790,000 pounds.
Value of production or sales was $477,319,000. California raspberries went into food
production including juices, preserves, frozen foods, dessert wines, just to name
Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Fresno is California's fifth largest city with a population of 520,052 as of July
Source: US Census Bureau
The San Joaquin Valley is 250 miles extending from San Joaquin County in the north
to Kern County in the south with the Sierra Nevadas to the east, and 27,260 square
miles of one of the most agriculturally rich regions in the nation.
In 2010, the combined total value of Valley production was $19,146,945.