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.


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USDA releases final 2008-2012 crop numbers


The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released its final 2008-2012 summaries for citrus, vegetables, melons and strawberries.

Savannah port to import cold-treated South American fruit


The Port of Savannah plans to receive South American fruit through a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program allowing imports of cold-treated commodities.

Greening not likely to affect Texas citrus volumes, quality


Citrus greening is spreading in Texas, but it shouldn’t affect the 2014 orange and grapefruit crops.

Greening establishes 'stronghold' in Texas groves


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UPDATED: Sunkist signs on with Sesame Street campaign


Sunkist Growers has signed on with Big Bird, Cookie Monster and the rest of the Sesame Street gang to promote fresh produce consumption.

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Market Scope - Grapefruit — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18


SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments light — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices shippers first grade 23s slightly lower, 27s lower, others generally unchanged. Unofficial prices 7/10-bushel cartons summer marsh ruby and star ruby shippers first grade 23s $10.80-11.90, 27s mostly $11.40-12.40, 32s mostly $13.40-14.90, 36s mostly $13.80-15.90, 40s mostly $13.80-15.40, 48s mostly $13.40-15.40, 56s $11.40-12.90; shippers choice 23-27s mostly $8.80-8.90, 32-48s mostly $11.40-12.90, 56s mostly $10.80-11.90. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Aug. 18.


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