Florida Citrus Forecast up 30%
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Florida 🍊 is recuperating:
Florida All Orange Production Up 30% from Last Season
Florida Non-Valencia Orange Production Up 22%
Florida Valencia Orange Production Up 35%
Florida All Grapefruit Production Up 5%
Florida All Tangerine and Tangelo Production Up 4%
Today’s Juice News
The 2023-2024 Florida all orange forecast released today by the USDA Agricultural Statistics Board is 20.5 million boxes, up 30 percent from last season’s final production. The total includes 7.50 million boxes of non-Valencia oranges (early, mid-season, and Navel varieties) and 13.0 million boxes of Valencia oranges. The Navel orange forecast, at 300,000 boxes, accounts for 4 percent of the non-Valencia total.
The estimated number of bearing trees for all oranges is 38.7 million. Trees planted in 2020 and earlier are considered bearing for this season. Field work for the latest Commercial Citrus Inventory was completed in June 2023. Attrition rates were applied to the results to determine the number of bearing trees used to weigh and expand objective count data in the forecast model.
NewTree Fruit Co. has removed 100% of naturally occurring sugars from cranberry juice concentrate. Fruit juice has three naturally occurring sugars, fructose, sucrose, and glucose. To remove the sugars, the company uses a culturing method called de-sugaring.
In the future, you will find an array of drinks fortified with vitamins, housed in clear recyclable plastic bottles, on your local supermarket shelves. Together Britvic and Xampla are empowering consumers to make healthier choices without compromise.
The functional non-carbonated beverages from PLAYR1 do not use any artificial sweeteners, colors or added sugars, but do have U.S. sourced, pharma-grade nutraceuticals including Vitamin B-Complex and nootropics.
India’s Beyond Water has launched its first ready-to-drink (RTD) iced tea in India, tapping on high-quality tea sourcing and consumers demand for healthier beverages. The functional beverage company launched RTD iced tea, available in peach and lemon flavours, last month across India.
With an innate health halo, bottled water not only offers consumers with a convenient hydration solution, but domestic sourcing from municipalities and facilities around the US, lowers both price and carbon footprint for retailers and consumers. The functionalities and (lack of) taste in Perfect Hydration’s water has gained visibility among the fitness industry, especially as a national sponsor of the CrossFit Games.