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LGS Specialty Sales lemons from Argentina arriving

Importer LGS Specialty Sales Ltd., New Rochelle, N.Y., anticipates a “solid” 2019 Argentinian lemon season.

Wonderful launches lemon brand at United Fresh

Los Angeles-based The Wonderful Co. has added a new produce brand to its portfolio — Wonderful Seedless Lemons.

Chilean lemons positioned for foodservice growth

For foodservice operators, a new research report shows that Chilean lemons are in the right place at the right time.

Bee Sweet Citrus prepares for summer imports

Bee Sweet Citrus, Fowler, Calif., is winding down its domestic citrus season, and preparing for the summer import season.

Limoneira offers Mother’s Day citrus ideas on YouTube

Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira created videos showing healthy, delicious and easy ways to use lemons and other fruit — especially as Mother’s Day approaches May 12.
Apr 30, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops, #Lemons

Volume up, sizing down for California citrus crops

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.

Limoneira leans on geographic diversity to fill lemon demand

Mother Nature’s unpredictable ways have increased the importance of having geographic diversity in sourcing lemons.
Dec 06, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Lemons

USDA lowers Florida orange estimate slightly

The U.S. Department of Agriculture adjusted its estimate for the Florida orange crop to 77 million boxes, down 3% from October.

USDA plans fresh lemon purchase for January

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it is planning to purchase up to $3.369 million in fresh lemons in January.
Sep 11, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Lemons

California citrus growers anticipate good 2018-19 season

California citrus suppliers and marketers say they will have ample volumes to market in the fall, even if the numbers fall a bit short of last year.