Sunkist Growers Inc. is promoting navel oranges, lemons and grapefruit with a series of four videos dubbed Sunkist Citrus Hacks.
Clementine shippers expect highly promotable volumes of high-quality fruit for the winter holidays.
Despite severe, persistent drought in California, there should be plenty of mandarins to meet Christmas demand.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $173 million in fiscal year 2015 funding for the Market Access Program and $26.7 million for the Foreign Market Development Program to more than 60 organizations.
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Market Scope - Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17
CHILE — Imports (19-11-9) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Los Angeles and Port of entry: Philadelphia. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.
PERU — Imports (1-1-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York and Port of entry: Southern California. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.
FLORIDA — Shipments (56-51-59, includes export 1-2-1) — Prices not reported. *revised
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