Grapefruit

GRAPEFRUIT

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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Packer Stories

Indian River shipper not packing this season

11/19/2014

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

11/14/2014

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

11/06/2014

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

Florida citrus season brings higher quality fruit

11/04/2014

DUNDEE, Fla. — Compared to last year, this fall is bringing higher quality of Florida citrus and grapefruit is opening the season with lower than expected prices.

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.

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

2014-11-16

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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