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Bee Sweet Citrus prepares for Fresh Summit

Fowler, Calif.-based Bee Sweet Citrus is set to participate in the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit convention and expo for the third year.

IMG Citrus invests in packing line grader

IMG Citrus, Vero Beach, Fla., has added an electronic fruit grader to its packing line.

Ribbon-cutting set for citrus research lab

Built to protect California citrus from pests and disease, a new citrus research lab is set to open in Riverside.

Fall citrus crops showing quality fruit with larger sizing

California citrus growers anticipate a good-quality crop this fall, with early sizing a bit larger than last year.

Marcy Martin to lead California citrus research group

Marcy Martin is the new president of the Citrus Research Board, Visalia Calif., which administers the industry-funded California Citrus Research Program.

Fall presents abundant fruit promotions at retail

Compared to all other parts of the years, the fall selling season used to be an afterthought to produce merchandiser and retailers.

Premier Citrus Marketing hires Kevin Swords, adds suppliers

Premier Citrus Marketing, Vero Beach, Fla., has hired Kevin Swords as director of North American sales and added fruit from two more packinghouses.

Indian River citrus region spared hurricane damage

Florida’s Indian River citrus region dodged major damage from Hurricane Dorian.
Sep 04, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Bee Sweet Citrus varieties available for school season

Bee Sweet’s Chilean navels and cara cara oranges are now available for the new school year through the company’s summer import program.
Aug 28, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Citrus, #Oranges

Packer Interview - Joel Nelsen CCM Aug. 21

The Packer’s Tom Karst visits with Joel Nelsen, strategic advisor for California Citrus Mutual, about citrus issues in an Aug. 21 interview.

Aug 22, 2019 by Tom Karst #Video, #Produce (General), #Citrus, #USDA