FOR MOST ITEMS: Summer fruit prod. down, prices up
- What's Ahead For 2014. Eddy, David // American Fruit Grower;Jan2014, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p4
The author shares his predictions for the fruit growing industry in the U.S. for 2014 including a series of storms in January, increase in the sales of cherries as it will be scientifically proven that consuming the fruit improves people's memory, and increase in the sales of apple.
- Fresh vegetable harvested acreage up 2% in winter. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;2/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p30
The article presents an update on Florida's citrus and fresh vegetable forecast and utilization as of February 2006. The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 183,900 acres. In addition, Florida's citrus industry took...
- Fresh-Cut Category Offers Great Potential. Zind, Tom // SN: Supermarket News;4/18/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 16, p52
Reports on the market value of the fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sector in the U.S. in 2005. Forecast for the sector; Interest of consumers on fresh-cut vegetables; Factors to consider in selling fresh-cut fruits and vegetables.
- Western citrus industry recovers from impact of January 2007 freeze. Blake, Cary // Western Farm Press;2/9/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the prediction for the 2008 crop production of citrus after the 2007 freeze in California and Arizona. According to the latest crop production report, the orange production is forecasted at 96 million cartons, up 12% from the December 1, 2007 prediction, while lemon...
- Cotton and orange crops gain in year. // Western Farm Press;2/5/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p24
Highlights the crop production forecast for January 2005 by the California Department of Food and Agriculture's Agricultural Statistics Service. Outlook for cotton and oranges production; Market conditions for the lemon, tangerine and grapefruit crops.
- Cultivatar scrutiny vital for tree industry. Bryant, Dan // Western Farm Press;1/10/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on the need of the fruit industry to evaluate the 300 new cultivars in California. The move aims to restore profitability for the industry by improving efficiency in production practices. It is said that the industry has to control itself with the planting of ideal cultivars,...
- USDA: Citrus Crops Recovering. // SN: Supermarket News;12/10/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 50, p31
This article reports on a forecast for production of citrus fruits in the U.S. during the 2007-2008 season. The Department of Agriculture projected an increase in the volume of citrus fruits that will be produced. The agency believed the industry, especially the orange market, will recover after...
- CHAPTER 11: The future. // International Banana Trade;1998, p252
The chapter considers the future of the international banana trade. The key production challenges confronted by the banana market will continue to remain very much as they were described in 1996. The most common production problems will continue to relate to supplies--in particular disease and...
- Fortune Telling. Sparks, Brian // American Fruit Grower;Jan2009, Vol. 129 Issue 1, p50
The article presents the views of some editors, columnists, and advisory board members of "American Fruit Grower," regarding the future of the fruit market. According to associate editor Megan Oster, growers may have to reign in their budgets for awhile. Group editor Brian Sparks says the...