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

Texas to ship smaller citrus

07/31/2014

Texas orange and grapefruit shippers can market smaller sizes through a new U.S. Department of Agriculture rule.

California lawmakers, ag push for water bond

07/30/2014

(CORRECTED) CLOVIS, Calif. — With the sound of a bulldozer pushing water-starved citrus trees in the background, a group of California lawmakers and citrus industry leaders drove home the need for a water bond to fund new water storage.

Group educates lawmakers on need for organic HLB research

07/30/2014

The organic industry took to Capitol Hill to educate staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices about the need to find organic methods to fight citrus greening.

Korea unshu orange hybrids set for import approval

07/29/2014

Two more unshu orange hybrids from South Korea would be OK’d for shipment to the U.S. under a proposed rule issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Fresh fruit inflation to slow in 2015

07/28/2014

Higher fresh fruit inflation in 2014 will be followed by moderate inflation in 2015, according to the latest food price forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Market Scope - Oranges — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments fairly light — Movement of navel expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons navel shippers first grade 40s $16.80-18.90, 48s mostly $19.80-20.90, 56-138s $20.80-21.90; shippers choice 40s $14.40-14.90, 48s $14.40-16.90, 56s $15.80-16.90, 72s $17.80-18.90, 88s $18.80-19.90, 113-138s $19.80-20.90.

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

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports (2-72-73) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices 15-kilogram containers navel cara cara 40-56s $24-26, 64s $22-24, 72s $20-22, 88s $16-18. Quality good.

CHILE — Imports (22-34-64) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 15-kilogram containers navel 40-56s $26-30, 64s $24-28, 72s $22-26, 88s $23-25. Quality good.

PERU — Imports (0-1-2) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Sufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market were expected the week of July 21.

URUGUAY — Imports (0-0*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 15-kilogram containers navel 40-56s $26-30, 64s $24-28, 72s $22-26, 88s $20-22. Quality good. *revised, **unavailable.

AUSTRALIA — Imports (0-0*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. 16-kilogram cartons, navel 36-56s $32-34, 72s $30-32, 88s $28-30. Quality good. *revised, **unavailable.

 


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