Summer Citrus From South Africa Announces Start of 2022 Season

Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) announces the start of its 2022 season with the arrival of its first conventional vessel to the U.S. this week.

Sweeten up Summer Sales with Citrus from Chile

The Chilean Citrus Season kicked off in Week 15 as the first shipment of clementines set sail for the U.S. market.  As the largest citrus exporter in the Southern Hemisphere, Chile will be supplying clementines, mandarins, navels, and lemons to the U.S. market, with promotional support starting in June and continuing through October.

LGS Specialty Sales Launches 2nd Annual “One Step at a Time” Consumer Sweepstakes

September 21, 2021 LGS Specialty Sales

LGS Specialty Sales, a leading importer of citrus, avocados, grapes and persimmons, announces the launch of its “One Step at a Time” consumer sweepstakes to elevate the limited-time pink Darling Clementine® packaging in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

Chilean Citrus Committee Releases Updated Season Forecast

Export volumes of lemons, navels and mandarins remain in line with the first 2021 forecast (98,000, 89,000 and 145,000 tons, respectively). With a total citrus forecast of 391,000 tons, Chile expects to ship roughly 85% of all volume to the U.S. market.

Fruit Attraction, the Spanish Trade Fair, is Getting Ready for its Re-encounter with the Horticulture Sector on 5-7 October

May 6, 2021 Fruit Attraction

Fruit Attraction, one of the main international trade fairs of the horticulture sector, organised by IFEMA MADRID and FEPEX, is to hold its in-person edition on 5-7 October in Madrid. This means that the commercial re-encounter of the horticulture sector just so happens to be taking place in year that the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has declared the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.