One variety's up, one's down, but the net should be an increase in exports of Chilean easy-peelers to the U.S. this summer, said Karen Brux, president of the San Carlos, Calif.-based Chilean Fresh Fruit Association.
Though they’re commonly referred to as “clementines,” the Chilean easy-peelers that turn up in supermarkets during the summer actually reflect a number of different citrus varieties, some that are and some that ar
Domestic summer fruit like peaches, plums and nectarines may capture the supermarket spotlight at this time of year, but clementines and mandarins have built up such a following lately that most retailers see a consiste
The Santiago-based Chilean Citrus Committee traditionally has helped promote easy-peelers and other Chilean citrus at retail throughout the U.S. This year, the committee plans to expand its marketing program into Canada
The first Chilean clementines of the season arrived in North America a couple of weeks earlier than last year, and the quality of the fruit is better than a year ago because a lengthy drought finally has come to an end,