LEMONS

This versatile fruit, which can be used for cooking, in drinks, as a fat-free flavor enhancer and even as a garnish, maintains a steady following. The likelihood of purchase slipped four percentage points from last year, but lemons were the ninth most-popular fruit in Fresh Trends 2013.

 

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Packer Stories

Argentine lemons get draft pest risk assessment

04/14/2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a draft pest risk assessment for importing lemons from northwest Argentina.

Citrus packinghouses key in psyllid fight

04/04/2014

The $2 billion California citrus industry is facing its biggest threat yet — the Asian citrus psyllid — and if we want to overcome it, we all need to work together.

Sunkist tells its growers' stories

03/20/2014

Sunkist Growers has introduced a multimedia storytelling project using video and imagery to depict its members’ 120-year growing history.

UPDATED: California citrus losses hit $441 million

02/03/2014

San Joaquin Valley citrus growers lost about $441 million in revenue to crop damages from the seven-day freeze in December that are expected to shorten the season.

Lemons, limes possess sales potential

01/28/2014

Lemons and limes may not be as trendy as tangerines right now, but they are having their own little moment of glory.

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Market Scope - Lemons — F.o.b.s as of April 14

2014-04-13

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments fairly heavy — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices shippers first grade 156-235s, choice 140-200s and standard 200s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel carton shippers first grade 75-115s mostly $31.80-33.90, 140s $29.80-32.90, 165s mostly $30.80-32.90, 200s $25.80-26.90, 235s mostly $19.80-20.90; shippers choice 75s mostly $21.80-23.90, 95s mostly $22.80-25.90, 115s $22.80-25.90, 140s $26.80-28.90, 165s mostly $28.80-30.90, 200s mostly $23.80-25.90, 235s $16.80-18.90; unclassified (standard) 75-95s mostly $19.80-21.90, 115s $19.80-21.90, 140s mostly $21.80-23.90, 165s mostly $22.80-24.90, 200s $18.80-20.90. Organic 7/10-bushel cartons shippers first grade 95-115s $34.80-40.90, 140s mostly $34.80-38.90.

 


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