Citrus

CITRUS

 


Packer Stories

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.

Citrus psyllid continues to expand range in California

10/16/2014

Two Asian citrus psyllids have been found in San Joaquin County, Calif., north of the state's main citrus belt, prompting an extensive survey of the area.

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Market Scope - Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20

2014-10-19

FLORIDA — Shipments (32-47-50, includes export 2-0-0) — Prices not reported.

CHILE — Imports (60*-93*-32) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. 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. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Repacked in route. Cartons w. murcott afourer of 15 2-pound mesh bags 20-28s mostly $40, 32-36s mostly $38, 40-44e $36-38; 10 3-pound mesh bags 20-28s mostly $40, 32-36s mostly $38, 40-44s $36-38. Quality good. *revised.

PERU — Imports (11*-2*-1) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Repacked in route. Cartons w. murcott afourer in 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 fairly active. 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.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Insufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

 


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