Oranges

ORANGES

Two-thirds of all consumers purchased oranges in the past year, up two percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012. The citrus was the fifth-most popular fruit this year, up from No. 6 last year.

 

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Packer Stories

LoBue donates to Katie’s Krops

09/30/2014

In honor of its 80th anniversary, LoBue Citrus is partnering with the nonprofit charity Katie’s Krops.

Rain helps Texas citrus, drought

09/25/2014

Heavy rains in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley have been good for citrus size and drought relief, but they could add to pest pressures.

Seald Sweet, South African citrus help wounded veterans

09/24/2014

Seald Sweet International used South African citrus promotions to help raise money for wounded military members and their families.

University of Florida promotes citrus scientist

09/24/2014

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has promoted citrus scientist Jackie Burns as dean of research.

Spud and citrus production down, value up

09/19/2014

U.S. potato and citrus production fell in the 2013-14 season, but the values of both crops increased, according to new season-ending reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Market Scope - Oranges — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29

2014-09-28

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments moderate — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices shippers first grade 113-138s and choice 113s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons valencia shippers first grade 48s mostly $14.80-16.90, 56s mostly $15.80-16.90, 72s $15.80-18.90, 88s mostly $17.80-18.90, 113s mostly $18.80-20.90, 138s mostly $19.80-21.90; shippers choice 48s $13.80-14.90, 56s mostly $13.80-14.90, 72s $13.80-15.90, 88s mostly $16.80-17.90, 113s mostly $17.80-18.90, 138s mostly $17.80-19.90.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments very light — Movement expected to increase seasonally. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Oct. 20 when all shippers expect to be underway.

CHILE — Imports (71-73-64) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 15-kilogram containers navel 36-48s $18-20, 64s $18, 72s $16, 88s $15-16. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 15-kilogram containers navel 40-48s $18-19, 56s $18-20, 64s $18, 72s $16, 88s $15-16. Quality good.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports (14-65-3) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Sept. 15-28. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 15-kilogram containers navel 40-64s $18-20, 72s $16-18, 88s $14-16; cara cara 36-40s $26-28, 48s $24-26, 56s $22-24, 64s $20-22, 72s $18-20, 88s $16-18. Quality good.

AUSTRALIA — Imports (5-5*-1) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 16-kilogram cartons navel 36-56s $28-30, 72s $26-28, 88s $24-26. Quality good. *revised.

URUGUAY — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 15-kilogram containers navel 40-56s $18-20, 64s $18, 72s $16, 88s $14-16. Quality good. *revised.

PERU — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. LAST REPORT.

FLORIDA — Shipments (0-5-7, includes export 0-0-0) — Prices not reported.

 


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