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‘Excellent’ quality ahead for California's citrus crops

Although USDA's NASS estimated that California’s navel orange crop will be about 42 million 80-pound boxes this season, some grower-shippers estimate that number might be a bit on the heavy side.

Ample supplies, increased interest set citrus up for a strong season

Consumers typically turn to citrus to load up on vitamin C during cold and flu season, but this year, suppliers hope they’ll stock up on even more grapefruit, oranges, mandarins and lemons to keep COVID-19 at bay.

Citrus rules PMG's top 20

Citrus surged in interest during the last few days of December, taking six of the top 20 spots.

Avocados take No. 1 on PMG

Avocados bounced from No. 7 the week of Nov. 30 to take the lead spot on PMG the week of Nov. 7.

Citrus interest big on PMG

Organic pears maintained the top spot on PMG the week of Nov. 30, but citrus showed strong interest overall, taking six of the top 20 spots.

Progressive Produce expands organic heirloom navel program

Los Angeles-based grower/packer/shipper Progressive Produce will see an expanded organic Heirloom Navel orange program towards the end of the year and into the first quarter of 2021.

DiSilva Fruit, Morning Kiss Organic offer California citrus

DiSilva Fruit and Morning Kiss Organic are ready to deliver delicious, vitamin-packed organic and conventional citrus for the coming citrus season.

CPMA honors member of Parliament as 2020 Produce Champion

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has chosen Alistair MacGregor, a member of Canada’s House of Commons, as its 2020 Produce Champion.

European Union, growers fund lemon campaign in U.S., other countries

For the first time in history, the European lemon is launching a promotional and information campaign to publicize its virtues in the United States.

Bee Sweet Citrus shipping specialty citrus as season ramps up

Bee Sweet Citrus, Fowler, Calif., is ramping up California’s domestic harvest, including specialty citrus varieties.