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Volume up, sizing down in California

Jan 23, 2019 by Tom Burfield
California growers are expected to produce 80 million cartons of navel oranges during the 2018-19 season, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s an 11% increase over last year.
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Big increase in Florida citrus volume

Jan 14, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Florida’s orange volume should be about 77 million 90-pound box equivalents, most of which will go to processing, said Andrew Meadows, director of communications for Lakeland-based Florida Citrus Mutual.