Nogales: Border bonanza at the Mariposa Port

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It’s hard to imagine the impact on the U.S. produce industry of a region with a …

Nogales: Importers share successful strategies

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The flow of produce from Mexico to Nogales, AZ, goes back decades and continues strong today—albeit …

Food Safety Update: The emphasis of prevention over reaction and response

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The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), enacted in 2011, was the most extensive reform of food …

There’s life beyond the hass avocado

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Although the U.S. market deals in multiple avocado varieties, the overwhelming consumer favorite remains the Hass …

Citrus by the Numbers

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For the 2017-18 season, production from the nation’s top citrus producers collectively supplied 6.1 million tons …

Organic avocados show price sensitivity

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As the avocado market in the United States continues to expand, there are also terminal market prices for organic avocados, which often top prices for conventionally grown fruit.

Tariffs complicate citrus trade

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In recent years, imports of citrus have surged, and the gap between imports and exports has …

International avocado price comparison

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When comparing U.S. prices with international markets for 2015, Birmingham in the United Kingdom had a …

School foodservice demand grows for citrus

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Mandarins were certainly on the menu in homes across the United States, but also finding their …

An inside look at avocado market fluctuations

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For U.S. terminal market avocado prices, high prices tend to be in September and October with …