With summer grilling in mind, the Mushroom Council and the North American Meat Institute partner for a retail grilling promotion encouraging consumers to pair veal and mushrooms while entering to win prizes.
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.
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.
While production of mushrooms in the U.S. was slightly down in 2017-18, sales hit an all-time high, at $1.23 billion, buoyed by per-pound increases for fresh and processed, agaricus and specialty mushrooms.