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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Florida opens citrus season with high quality fruit


A better spring bloom is bringing sweeter fruit and Florida citrus growers are looking for a better season than last year.

Sunkist videos offer ‘Citrus Hacks’


Sunkist Growers Inc. is promoting navel oranges, lemons and grapefruit with a series of four videos dubbed Sunkist Citrus Hacks.

Indian River shipper not packing this season


Hogan & Sons Inc., an Indian River grapefruit grower-shipper, is not packing fruit this season, according to industry sources.

California citrus leaders hope psyllid plan buys time


MODESTO, Calif. — If the $2.4 billion California citrus industry is to survive, it must maintain Asian citrus psyllid detection and control programs to buy time until fixes for the deadly citrus disease it carries are discovered.

Paramount kicks off Texas grapefruit season


Paramount Citrus expects to ship Texas grapefruit from November through May this season.

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Market Scope - Grapefruit — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17


FLORIDA — Shipments (187-185-178, includes export 117-120-97) — Prices not reported. *revised.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (64-84*-75) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons marked rio star fancy 23-27s mostly $18.35-20.98, 32s mostly $18.25-18.98, 36s mostly $15.98-16.25, 40s mostly $10.35-13.98, 48s $9.35-12.98, 56s $7.35-8.98; Texas choice 23s $16.10-16.98, 27s $14.98-16.25, 32s $12.10-14.98, 36s $10.10-12.98, 40s $9.10-12.98, 48s $8.10-11.98, 56s mostly $7.98-8.25. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed by unseasonably cold temperatures. *revised


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