Lots of Citrus: New Varieties Spur Sales

Lots of Citrus: New Varieties Spur Sales

New varieties, better imports, resilient growers, creative marketing and consumers eating healthier all foretell good sales ahead

Winter citrus is no longer winter citrus.

Nowadays, picked-sweet citrus is available nearly year-round, retailers told SN.

There was a time when consumers anticipated the arrival of the sweetest oranges and tangerines around Thanksgiving and into the holiday season.

Now, just about every variety’s selling season has been stretched on both ends, thanks to quality imports, more growers, better growing operations and increased distribution. As a r

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