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It's all about pumpkins on Produce Market Guide

Pumpkins held on to the top spot on Produce Market Guide the week of Sept. 9, while chili peppers gained two places from the week before to land at No. 2.

Infographic: California navel crop down 7%

The 2019-20 California navel crop is down 7% from last season, according to the first U.S. Department of Agriculture estimate.

Marcy Martin to lead California citrus research group

Marcy Martin is the new president of the Citrus Research Board, Visalia Calif., which administers the industry-funded California Citrus Research Program.

Premier Citrus Marketing hires Kevin Swords, adds suppliers

Premier Citrus Marketing, Vero Beach, Fla., has hired Kevin Swords as director of North American sales and added fruit from two more packinghouses.

Frieda’s makes produce department spooky this Halloween

Retailers can catch a customer’s attention or inspire kids to try something new throughout October with Frieda’s Spooky Foods Halloween promotion.

Bee Sweet Citrus varieties available for school season

Bee Sweet’s Chilean navels and cara cara oranges are now available for the new school year through the company’s summer import program.
Aug 28, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Citrus, #Oranges

USDA expands citrus disease quarantine areas in 3 states

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has expanded quarantined areas for citrus greening in California, Texas and Louisiana after the disease was detected in plant tissue samples in multiple locations in the states.

Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet shows Children’s Miracle Network support

Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet created limited-edition Children’s Miracle Network packaging for late mandarin varieties.
Aug 15, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Packaging, #Oranges

Summer citrus available from Bee Sweet Citrus

Bee Sweet Citrus has star ruby grapefruit, blood oranges, Chilean navels and mandarins available for summer citrus demand.

California citrus industry rolls out best practices against HLB

California’s Citrus & Pest Disease Prevention Committee, a grower-funded initiative, has endorsed a set of best practices for growers in response to the threat of huanglongbing (HLB).