Montreal-based Capespan North America has hired citrus industry veteran Dan Borboa as senior sales representative working out of Bakersfield and Reedley, Calif.
(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.
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — The latest forecast shows continuing production declines for Florida oranges.
TULARE, Calif. — The confirmation May 22 that three Asian citrus psyllids were trapped in the San Joaquin Valley drove home the point that the citrus pest is expanding its presence in the state’s largest citrus-producing region.
In a reversal of months-long crop reductions due to fruit drop, Florida’s orange crop estimate actually increased slightly in May to 110.3 million 90-pound boxes from 110 million boxes the previous month, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.More Packer Stories for Tangelos
Market Scope - Tangelos — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20
PERU — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to conclude. Port of entry: Southern California. Insufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market. LAST REPORT.
AUSTRALIA — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to conclude. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Insufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market. LAST REPORT.