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Veg-Fresh opens La Quinta, Calif., office

Veg-Fresh Farms, Corona, Calif., has opened a sales office in La Quinta, Calif., to handle an expanding citrus and melon. Program

Patagonia doubles organic citrus

Patagonia Orchards LLC has added a second grower to boost its output of organic citrus.

Dole to focus on education program

Dole Food Co. has discontinued its line of Dole Organic Salad Kits to concentrate on the development of other organic products.

Malanga makes the top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Pummelos and oranges maintained their lead on Produce Market Guide for the third week in a row.

Citrus leads Produce Market Guide, but holiday favorites return

Pummelos and oranges maintained a firm 1-2 lead on Produce Market Guide the week of Jan. 6, while specialty seville oranges garnered the No. 3 spot.

Sunkist, other California orange shippers access Vietnam

Valencia, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers Inc. will be among California growers exporting navel oranges to Vietnam starting this season.

Citrus growers continue to combat HLB

The U.S. citrus industry continues to cope with citrus greening disease.

Mandarins continue to nudge navel oranges

Mandarins continue to gain popularity among consumers, often at the expense of navel oranges. But it’s way too soon to count navels out.

California citrus rebounds from ‘worst year ever’

California growers were somewhat happier with the way this year’s citrus season was shaping up compared to last year.

Pummelos, oranges retain lead on Produce Market Guide

Pummelos and oranges retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings on Produce Market Guide the week of Dec. 30, with lettuce shooting up to No. 3 from No. 15 the previous week.