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Mandarin sales continue to climb

Oct 19, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Mandarins have been taking market share from navel oranges for several years, grower-shippers say. But they may be helping the overall citrus category, said Casey Creamer.
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California citrus a favorite at retail

Oct 19, 2020 by Tom Burfield
The Sunripe Freshmarket location in the Hyde Park section of London, Ontario, offers a selection of citrus items year-round, but shoppers seem to prefer product from California, said Randy Jeffery, produce manager. 

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Navel crop ready to kick off

Oct 16, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Volume of California’s 2020-21 navel orange crop is forecast to be down slightly from last year, while quality and fruit size should be good, said Casey Creamer, president of Exeter-based California Citrus Mutual.

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Pros and cons of online ordering

Sep 16, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Online ordering has become commonplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, but some in the Detroit-area produce industry say there could be a downside for the fresh fruit and vegetable categories.

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