A & A Organic Farms starts early Valencia orange season- General News
A&A Organic Farms out of Watsonville, Ca. is now shipping Organic Early Valencia Oranges from Mexico.
Pacific Trellis Fruit highlights Veteran’s Day promotion- General News
Pacific Trellis Fruit, one of the nation's top year-round growers, shippers, and marketers of premium fresh fruit, is partnering with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation for a Veteran’s Day promotion.
USDA forecasts U.S. citrus down 8% from last season- General News
The California all orange forecast is 47.1 million boxes (1.88 million tons), up 17 percent from the last season's final utilization.
Florida’s citrus acreage continues to shrink- Analysis
Is citrus a vanishing industry in Florida? Recent figures released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service …
ProduceIQ: Extreme heat ends; soft demand persists- Featured
Overall produce prices continue to fall as late summer demand struggles to gain momentum. Last week’s Western heat wave damaged a few commodities, but the supply drop was insufficient to counter the general economic malaise.
ProduceIQ: Markets unfazed by start of hurricane season- Featured
Hurricane Agatha kicked off hurricane season as it battered Southern Mexico, and remnants of the storm drenched South Florida. A solid category 2 storm, Agatha is the strongest May hurricane to make landfall in the Eastern Pacific.
ProduceIQ: Markets remain active through Memorial Day- Featured
Memorial Day honors all military members who have died while serving in the U.S. forces. We remember those that have sacrificed themselves to preserve the freedoms that all Americans enjoy. Freedom is not free.
California navel season winds down- General News
The California navel season is nearing its end with growers expecting to ship through the end of May.
Food Lion launches cause marketing program using branded bags of oranges- General News
The total amount donated to each local food bank will be based on the number of eligible bagged oranges sold in each food bank’s service area, along with customer donations at the register.
Florida citrus forecast drops again- General News
USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service released its Citrus January Forecast Jan. 12.