Market Power in the Northwest D'Anjou Pear Industry: Implications for California Agriculture

Butler, Leslie and Adam McCarthy

from ARE Update Vol. 11, No. 1, Sept/Oct, 2007

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Abstract

This study used the winter pear industry to illustrate some of the impacts of retail consolidation involved in the continuing market transformation experienced by the fruit and vegetable industries in California. Buyer market power used by retailers appears to be modest, but has been growing over the last 20 years.

Keywords

D'Anjou Pear Industry, retail consolidation, market power

Citation

Butler, Leslie and Adam McCarthy. "Market Power in the Northwest D'Anjou Pear Industry: Implications for California Agriculture." ARE Update 11(1)(2007):8-10. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2007/11/1/market-power-in-the-north/