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How many quarts of peaches to a bushel

Last post Aug 03, 2008 2:28 PM by sstetzel . 1 replies.


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  • How many quarts of peaches to a bushel

    I am going to can med. sized peaches.  I pack them very tight and not much syrup to use for pies.  I wondering how many quarts I should plan on per bushel?

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  • Re: How many quarts of peaches to a bushel

     http://www.ext.colostate.edu/PUBS/FOODNUT/08704.html 

     

    Table 2: Estimated yield of canned fruits and vegetables from fresh. Actual yield will depend on quality of food.
    Fruits and tomatoes Quantity Yield
    Apples (sliced) 1 bushel 15-20 quarts
    Apples (sauce) 1 bushel 15-18 quarts
    Apricots 1 box (22 lbs) 7-11 quarts
    Berries 1 crate (24 quarts) 12-18 quarts
    Cherries 1 box (22 lbs) 9-11 quarts
    Peaches 1 bushel (48 lbs) 18-14 quarts
    Pears 1 bushel (50 lbs) 20-25 quarts
    Plums 1 bushel (56 lbs) 24-30 quarts
    Tomatoes, whole 1 bushel (53 lbs) 15-20 quarts
    Tomatoes, juice 1 bushel (53 lbs) 12-16 quarts
    Vegetables
    Asparagus 1 bushel (45 lbs) 11-14 quarts
    Beans (green or snap) 1 bushel (30 lbs) 12-20 quarts
    Beans (lima) 1 bushel (32 lbs) 12-20 pints
    Beets 1 bushel (52 lbs) 15-24 quarts
    Carrots 1 bushel (50 lbs) 16-25 quarts
    Corn 1 bushel (35 lbs) 12-16 pints
    Greens 1 bushel (18 lbs) 3-8 quarts
    Okra 1 bushel (26 lbs) 16-18 quarts
    Peas 1 bushel (30 lbs) 10-20 pints
    Squash 1 bushel (40 lbs) 10-20 quarts

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