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Report: Florida citrus production unchanged, tangerines fall


The latest survey shows the Sunshine State’s citrus production remains unchanged across all varieties except for the specialty fruit or tangerines and tangelos.

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.

Florida citrus season brings higher quality fruit


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.

Capespan hires citrus veteran for California sales


Montreal-based Capespan North America has hired citrus industry veteran Dan Borboa as senior sales representative working out of Bakersfield and Reedley, Calif.

UPDATED: Indian River citrus packers merging


(UPDATED COVERAGE, June 25) An operating merger between two Indian River citrus companies could make Greene River Packing one of the state’s largest citrus packers.

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Market Scope - Tangelos — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8


FLORIDA — Shipments (7-12-33, includes export 0-0-0) — Prices not reported.


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