Grapefruit is a steady performer. Thirty-one percent of shoppers reported that they were likely to make a grapefruit purchase – the same number as last year.
Detections of sweet orange scab that began in California’s Imperial County groves have the citrus industry searching for an explanation – and a remedy.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Florida citrus grower-shippers remain optimistic that their category also can enjoy the gains in consumption other areas of produce are experiencing.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Grower-shippers say the season is bringing a typical year for grapefruit but one that marks a rebound year from last season.
Seald Sweet International has increased its volume this season by 10%.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Despite a slightly later start, Florida’s newest citrus season is shaping up as typical.More Packer Stories for Grapefruit
Market Scope - Grapefruit — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
FLORIDA — Shipments (217-148-173, includes export 135-88-88) — Prices not reported.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (59-59-56) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading 36-48s moderate, others fairly slow. Supplies 36-48s light, 56s fairly heavy. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons marked rio star fancy 23-27s mostly $19.90-20.25, 32s mostly $17.90-19.25, 36s mostly $16.90-17.25, 40s mostly $14.25-14.90, 48s mostly $13.90-14.25, 56s mostly $9.25-10.90; Texas choice 27-36s mostly $12.90-13.50, 40-48s mostly $12.10-12.25. Harvest curtailed.