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Wish IMG Citrus ‘happy anniversary’ at Fresh Summit

IMG Citrus is celebrating 40 years in business, starting as a 72-acre farm that’s transformed to a vertically integrated grower, packer and shipper that recently added 4,000 acres of Florida grapefruit.

TerraFresh Organics citrus program starts soon

New fruit company TerraFresh Organics, Mill Valley, Calif., is starting out with citrus and mangoes under the Earth Greens Organic label.

Wonderful’s ‘Camp Halohead’ celebrates good choices, health

Wonderful Citrus is showcasing its Halos mandarins with an animated YouTube series called “Camp Halohead.”

Sunkist Growers promotes in national, regional sales positions

Sunkist Growers, Valencia, Calif., has promoted Jeff Gaston to managing director of North American sales and named other to regional sales positions.

Slight expansion, big hope, seen for Florida citrus

The Florida citrus crop is a little bigger this year, and that has big meaning for industry leaders.
Oct 10, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Florida hall of fame inductee friend of citrus industry

A University of Florida Extension agent for almost four decades whose work focused on citrus is being inducted into the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame.

Fruit World to offer organic mandarins throughout season

Fruit World Co., Reedley, Calif., will have a full lineup of citrus in promotable volumes this season.

LGS Specialty Sales launches Dish to Discovery

Fruit importer LGS Specialty Sales, New Rochelle, N.Y., is promoting growing regions around the globe with the Dish to Discovery program.

California citrus industry opens lab to fight against HLB

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California has a new weapon in the fight against Huanglongbing, the devastating citrus disease also known as HLB.

New citrus lab at University of California-Riverside opens

The California Citrus Research Foundation and the University of California-Riverside are set to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and press conference at a citrus research lab.