US Sugar has agreed to sign its own death warrant with a $7.5bn
land deal that would see 187,000 acres of the Everglades restored
to a conservation area - but put the agricultural firm out of
Orange prices in the US have shot up in the past few years on the
back of an unexpected supply squeeze, but Florida's production
potential could mean things will soon start to look up, according
to some industry experts.
The Florida citrus industry is struggling to recover from a string
of disease and natural disaster, but with production forecasts down
and likely to fall further, and with no carry-over supplies from
last season, it looks likely that...
Up to 15 percent of Florida's citrus crop was destroyed when
Hurricane Wilma hit the southern part of the state on Monday,
according to preliminary estimates by Florida Citrus Mutual, the
state's largest citrus grower organization.
Florida's tomato growers are still feeling the effects of the four
hurricanes that swept through the state last year, said the Florida
Tomato Committee today, urging food manufacturers to realize that
supplies of the fruit are...
In a bid to encourage a closer collaboration between citrus growers
and juice manufacturing customers, Cargill Citro Pure - a joint
venture between Cargill Citro-America, a subsidiary of agri-giant
Cargill, and 83 partners - has formed...