A U.S. Department of Agriculture office in Japan has launched a campaign to get Japanese to eat more U.S.-grown fruits and reverse declining consumption rates in the country.
California citrus growers endured another night of low temperatures Dec.5-6, and more cold is on the way.
I was at the gym the other day trying to run off my Thanksgiving dinner when, breathless, I raised my eyes to the TV screen in front of me.
California’s mandarin and navel orange crops were damaged by a cold blast that sent temperatures into the low 20s in some spots Dec. 5, but the extent of losses may not be known for three to four weeks.
Some San Joaquin Valley citrus growers turned on their wind machines in the early morning hours of Dec. 4 as the early wave of a cold front hit the California region.More Packer Stories for Citrus
Market Scope - Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
FLORIDA — Shipments (85-63-73, includes export 2-1-2) — Prices not reported.