Based on the crop projections announced at the US Cranberry Marketing Committee meeting held in Galloway, Wisconsin’s cranberry growers are expecting a good 2022 crop at 5.2 million barrels. This would mean Wisconsin will remain the largest cranberry producing state growing and harvesting more than 63 percent of the nation’s supply and more than 50 percent of the world’s supply.
The CMC forecast marks the 28th year that Wisconsin has led the nation in cranberry production. The other largest cranberry growing states and their 2022 crop size projections are: Massachusetts at 1.89 million barrels; New Jersey at 550,000 barrels; Oregon at 510,000 barrels; and, Washington at 160,000 barrels. In total, the US crop is expected to be 8.3 million barrels. Wisconsin’s final 2021 crop came in at 3.9 million barrels.