Produce Weight & Volume Yield Chart
for Fruits & Vegetables

Approximate, average weights and volume yields of common fruit and vegetables. Actual yield will vary based on size of selected items and preparation technique.

Vegetables Weight & Volume Yield Chart

Vegetables

Purchase Unit

Weight

Prepared Yield

Imperial

Metric

Preparation

Imperial

Metric

Asparagus, green

16 to 20 medium

1 lb

500 g

tough ends, removed, sliced

3 cups

700 mL

Beans, green or yellow

 

1 lb

500 g

tips removed, sliced

3 cups

700 mL

Beans, dried (legumes)

kidney beans

pea/navy beans

1 lb

1 lb

500 g

500 g

dried

dried

2 1/2 cups

2 1/3 cups

625 mL

575 mL

Beets

without tops

1 lb

500 g

peeled, diced

2 cups

500 mL

Broccoli

1 medium bunch

1 lb

500 g

florets

2 cups

500 mL

Cabbage

 

1 lb

500 g

shredded (quantity varies by size of shred)

4 to 6 cups

1 to 1.5 L

Carrots

5 to 6 medium without tops

1 lb

500 g

sliced

shredded

3 cups

2 1/2 cups

750 mL

625 mL

Cauliflower

 

1 lb

500 g

florets

1 1/2 cups

375 mL

Celery

1 stalk

 

 

sliced

1/2 cup

125 mL

Corn on the cob

1 medium ear

 

 

kernels cut from ear

1/2 cup

125 mL

Cucumber, English or field

1 medium

8 oz

250 g

sliced or diced

2 cups

500 mL

Cucumber, pickling

6 to 7 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced

3 1/2 cups

825 mL

Jalapeño peppers

20 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced

4 cups

1 L

Mushrooms

 

1 lb

500 g

sliced

5 to 6 cups

1.25 to 1.5 L

Onions, cooking

3 to 4 medium

1 medium

1 lb

500 g

chopped

chopped

2 1/2 cups

3/4 cup

625 mL

175 mL

Onions, pearl or pickling

about 50 (2/3 to 1
inch or 2 to 2.5 cm)

1 lb

500 g

whole, peeled

4 cups

1 L

Onions, red

2 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced

3 1/3 cups

825 mL

Parsnips

4 medium

1 lb

500 g

peeled and chopped

2 cups

500 mL

Peas, green, fresh in pods

 

1 lb

500 g

shelled

1 cup

250 mL

Potatoes

3 medium

1 lb

500 g

diced

2 1/4 cups

550 mL

Pumpkin, pie

 

l lb

500 g

peeled, cubed

4 cups

1 L

Squash, butternut

 

1 lb

500 g

peeled, cubed

3 1/4 cups

800 mL

Sweet bell peppers,
red, green, orange,
or yellow

1 large

6 to 8 oz

175 to 250 g

chopped

1 1/4 cups

300 mL

Tomatoes, round
garden or globe

3 medium


3 medium



1 bushel

1 lb


1 lb



53 lbs

500 g


500 g



24 kg

chopped


peeled and crushed or put through food mill

2 1/2 to 3 cups

1 1/2 cups

625 to 750 mL

375 mL

Tomatoes, Italian
plum (Roma)

5 medium

5 medium

1 bushel

1 lb

1 lb

53 lbs

500 g

500 g

24 kg

chopped

crushed or puréed

2 cups

1 1/2 cups

500 mL

375 mL

Turnips, Rutabaga

 

1 lb

500 g

cubed

2 1/2 cups

625 mL

Zucchini

3 medium

1 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced

sliced

3 cups

1 cup

750 mL

250 mL



Fruits Weight & Volume Yield Chart

Fruits

Purchase Unit

Weight

Prepared Yield

Imperial

Metric

Preparation

Imperial

Metric

Apples

3 medium

1 medium

1 lb

500 g

peeled and sliced

diced

3 cups

1 cup

750 mL

250 mL

Apricots

8 to 12 medium


1 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced


sliced and pitted

2 to 3 cups


1/4 cup

500 to 750 mL

50 mL

Bananas

3 medium

3 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced

mashed

2 cups

1 cup

500 mL

250 mL

Blackberries

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

crushed

2 2/3 cups

1 2/3 cups

650 mL

400 mL

Black currants, fresh

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

4 cups

1 L

Black currants, dried

 

1 lb

500 g

dried

3 1/4 cups

800 mL

Blueberries

 

1 lb

500 g

whole

crushed

2 2/3 cups

1 3/4 cups

650 mL

425 mL

Cherries, fresh

 

1 lb

500 g

stemmed but not pitted

pitted

3 cups


2 1/2 cups

750 mL


625 mL

Cherries, red tart,
pitted, frozen

bucket

10 lbs

4.5 kg

 

16 cups

4 L

Crabapples

45 to 50 small

1 lb

500 g

whole

3 2/3 cups

900 mL

Cranberries

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

4 cups

1 L

Elderberries

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

3 1/4 cups

800 mL

Figs, fresh

9 medium

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

2 1/2 cups

625 mL

Figs, dried

40 medium

1 lb

500 g

dried, chopped

3 cups

750 mL

Gooseberries

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

3 1/4 cups

800 mL

Grapefruit

1 to 2 medium

1 medium

1 medium

1 lb

500 g



juice

section, membrane removed



2/3 cup

10 to 12 sections



150 mL

10 to 12 sections

Grapes

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, stems removed

seeds removed

2 1/2 to 3 cups

2 to 2 1/2 cups

625 to 750 mL

500 to 625 mL

Lemons

2 to 3 medium

1 medium


1 medium

1 lb

500 g



juice, approx.


grated zest



2 1/2 to 3 tbsp

1 tbsp



37 to 45 mL

15 mL

Limes

6 to 8 medium

1 medium


1 medium

1 lb

500 g



juice, approx.


grated zest



1 to 3 tbsp


15 to 45 mL



1 to 2 tsp

5 to 10 mL

Melon

1 6-inch (15cm)

cantaloupe


honeydew

3 lbs

1.4 kg



peeled, seeded and cubed

peeled, seeded and cubed



6 to 7 cups


4 to 5 cups



1.5 to 1.75 L

1 to 1.25 L

Mulberries

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

3 1/4 cups

500 mL

Nectarines

3 medium

1 lb

500 g

sliced

2 1/2 cups

625 mL

Oranges

2 to 3 medium

1 medium

1 medium


1 medium

1 lb

500 g



juice

chopped sections, membrane removed

grated zest



1/3 cup

1/2 cup


4 tsp



75 mL

125 mL


20 mL

Peaches

3 medium

1 lb

500 g

peeled, pitted and sliced

crushed

2 1/4 cups


1 3/4 cups

500 mL


425 mL

Pears

3 medium

1 lb

500 g

peeled, cored and sliced

2 1/4 cups

500 mL

Pineapple

1 medium

about 4 lbs

1 lb

about 1.8 kg

500 g

peeled, cored and cubed

peeled, cored cubes

5 cups


2 1/2 cups

1.25 L


625 mL

Plums

10 large yellow or medium purple (prune) plums

2 medium plums

1 lb

500 g





pitted and sliced





1/3 cup





75 mL

Prunes, dried

pitted

1 lb

500 g

whole, pitted

2 1/2 cups

625 mL

Raisins

seedless

1 lb

500 g

whole

3 cups

750 mL

Red currants

 

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

4 cups

1 L

Rhubarb

4 to 8 stalks

1 lb

500 g

sliced into 1-inch pieces

3 cups

750 mL

Raspberries

2 pint container

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

crushed

4 cups

1 3/4 to 2 cups

1 L

425 to 500 mL

Saskatoonberries

1 pint container

1 lb

500 g

whole

3 1/4 cups

800 mL

Strawberries

medium berries

1 lb

500 g

whole, fresh

sliced


crushed

2 2/3 cups

2 to 2 1/3 cups

1 2/3 cups

650 mL

500 to 575 mL

400 mL

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