Citrus

CITRUS

 


Packer Stories

Greening not likely to affect Texas citrus volumes, quality

08/25/2014

Citrus greening is spreading in Texas, but it shouldn’t affect the 2014 orange and grapefruit crops.

Greening establishes 'stronghold' in Texas groves

08/25/2014

Citrus greening has spread in three Texas counties where oranges and red grapefruit are grown, establishing a “stronghold” in commercial groves and residential trees, according to Texas Citrus Mutual.

Drive-thru fruiting

08/22/2014

Happy Meals are going bananas — the latest fruit item to join burger giant McDonald’s increasingly varied portfolio of healthful menu options.

California fall fruit outlooks warm

08/21/2014

FRESNO, Calif. — While some vineyard and orchard removals — with citrus hardest hit — are a fact of life in the midst of California’s severe drought, fall fruit volumes are likely to rival last year’s on several crops.

Question marks surround California citrus crop

08/21/2014

EXETER, Calif. — Last December’s freeze and the state’s continuing drought are two wildcards when it comes to forecasting California’s upcoming navel season.

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Market Scope - Clementines — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

CHILE — Imports (38-33-41) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase slightly. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons repacked in route of 15 2-pound mesh bags 24-36s $32-34, 40-44s $29-31; 10 3-pound mesh bags 24-36s $31-33, 40-44s $28-30. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons repacked in route of 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30, 40-44s $26-28; 10 3-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32s $28-30, 36-44s $26-28. Quality good.

PERU — Imports (13-6-11) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Aug. 4-17. Port of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons repacked in route of 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30, 40-44s $26-28; 10 3-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30, 40-44s $26-28. Quality good. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons repacked in route of 15 2-pound mesh bags 24-36s $32-34, 40-44s $29-31; 10 3-pound mesh bags 24-36s $31-33, 40-44s $28-30. Quality good.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports (1-3-4) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Aug. 4-17. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons repacked in route of 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30; 10 3-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30. Quality good.

URUGUAY — Imports (1-6-2) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Aug. 4-17. Port of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons repacked in route of 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30; 10 3-pound mesh bags 20-28s $30-32, 32-36s $28-30. Quality good.

AUSTRALIA — Imports (0-0*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Supplies and number of importers insufficient to establish a market. Quality good. *revised, **unavailable.

 


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