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2019 Fresh Trends — Lemons

Lemons were among the top fruits that consumers bought in the past year, coming in as the No. 5 fruit (after two ties for first and second place) and the No. 15 item overall of those studied in Fresh Trends 2019.

Salix Fruits sees U.S. growth in 2019

Distributor Salix Fruits ended 2019 with 30% growth over 2018, in part because of its imported Argentine lemon program in the U.S.

Wonderful Citrus selects Zak Laffite as new president

The halo of leadership for Delano, Calif.-based Wonderful Citrus is changing.

Growers strive for upper hand over HLB

Citrus greening disease or huanglongbing — HLB for short — has taken a toll on Florida’s citrus sales, but hope remains that the industry will survive and even thrive.

Citrus shows spike in interest on Produce Market Guide

Though the holiday season is ramping up and autumnal favorites are still in the mix, searches on Produce Market Guide the week of Nov. 4 showed a marked interest in one of winter's domestic specialties: citrus.

Seedless lemons from The Wonderful Co. available in stores

Naturally seedless lemons from The Wonderful Co. are appearing in produce departments nationwide.

Good crop of lemons expected

The future looks bright for California’s lemon crop as consumption increases and consumers discover the health benefits and versatility of the fruit, grower-shippers say.

What's hot on Produce Market Guide? Pink pumpkins, cabbage and citrus

Pumpkins maintained their six-week reign on Produce Market Guide last week and got even more love from the platform's users as pink pumpkins entered the top 20 at No. 12.

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.

Limoneira adds to Southeast, West sales staff

Limoneira Co., Santa Paula, Calif., has hired Tara Saldaña and Brett Johnson in sales.