United Indian River Packers Inc., one of Florida’s oldest and largest citrus growing and packing operations, plans to discontinue growing and packing operations.
Paramount Citrus plans to increase capacity 75% at its Delano, Calif., packinghouse, citing increased demand for the grower-shipper’s mandarins under the Wonderful Halos label.
This year’s Florida peach season begins with increased acreage and more growers.
I write to express deep appreciation to some extraordinary Floridians who have changed the game for Florida’s most iconic product.
Arlington, Va. — The citrus industry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are uniting to defeat citrus greening, but victory against the bacterial disease that first appeared in Florida in 2005 is still years away.More Packer Stories for Citrus
Market Scope - Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24
FLORIDA — Shipments (45-51-39, includes export 1-1-1) — Prices not reported.