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28 09, 2017

Family Citrus Farmers Face Tough Times

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Citrus Industry, Marketing, Pest and Disease|0 Comments

The following article is an Op-Ed written by CCM President Joel Nelsen. You can find the original article on the Growing Produce website.  Didn’t somebody once say “It is the best of times and it is the worst of times”? That statement is certainly apt today given what is happening in the California citrus industry [...]

19 01, 2017

CCM and Whole Foods Converse

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Citrus Industry, Food Safety, Marketing|Tags: , |0 Comments

A few weeks ago CCM wrote a letter to Whole Foods regarding their Responsibly Grown program expressing concerns that California citrus would never qualify or be merchandised as “responsibly grown,” creating a huge disservice to the industry.  The letter triggered a phone call and invitation from their produce and sustainability team leaders to meet with CCM [...]

29 12, 2016

Moroccan Citrus Production on the Rise

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Moroccan citrus producers had hoped to fill a quality and quantity void left by Spain as a result of late-season rains, but multiple detections of medfly larvae in exports have once again shut down their citrus exports into the United States. The prohibition on exports was announced the week prior to Christmas and resulted from [...]