Citrus

CITRUS

 


Packer Stories

Chiquita board approves sale to Brazilian firms

10/27/2014

The board of Chiquita Brands International Inc. unanimously approved an offer from Brazilian firms that will make the banana giant a wholly-owned subsidiary of the foreign companies while leaving it incorporated in New Jersey.

Frieda’s promotes spooky-looking items for Halloween

10/23/2014

In keeping with the Halloween spirit, Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Produce is promoting spooky yet healthful specialty fruits and vegetables.

Sunkist shows off new packaging

10/22/2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Sunkist Growers, Valencia, displayed several new packaging options for this year’s citrus season at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

Compac Sorting installs new Limoneira line

10/21/2014

Limoneira Co., has chosen Compac Sorting Equipment Inc., to install a new packing line.

The Packer 25: Al Finch

10/17/2014

As a central Florida teenager, Al Finch hated the chore of picking up dead and diseased oranges that fell from his family’s backyard trees.

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Market Scope - Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27

2014-10-26

FLORIDA — Shipments (47-50-44, includes export 0-0-1) — Prices not reported.

CHILE — Imports (93-32-36) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Repacked in route. Cartons w. murcott afourer of 15 2-pound mesh bags 24-32s $38-40, 36-44s $36-38; 10 3-pound mesh bags 24-32s $38-40, 36-44s $36-38. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Repacked enroute. Cartons W. Murcott Afourer 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-28 size mostly $40, 32-36 size mostly $38, 40-44 size $36-38; 10 3--pound mesh bags 20-28 size mostly $40, 32-36 size mostly $38, 40-44 size $36-38. Quality good.

PERU — Imports (5*-2*-1) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Repacked in route. Cartons w. murcott afourer of 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-32s $38-40, 36s $36-38, 40-44s $36-38; 10 3-pound mesh bags 20-32s mostly $40, 36-40s mostly $38, 44s $36-38. Quality good. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Repacked in route. Cartons w. murcott afourer in 15 2-pound mesh bags 24-32s $38-40, 36s $36-38, 40-44s $34-36; 10 3-pound mesh bags 24-32s $38-40, 36s $36-38, 40s $34-36, 44s $32-34. Quality good. *revised.

 


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