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SUMMER CITRUS FROM SOUTH AFRICA HOSTS 2017 PLANNING SESSION

April 28, 2017 |

CITRUSDAL, South Africa (Apr. 28, 2017) – This year’s Annual Planning Meeting, hosted by Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) brought members from across the U.S. and Western Cape together to review sales and marketing plans, production volumes, shipping schedules, and category trends to support the 2017 season. Seald Sweet International’s Mayda Sotomayor opened the planning sessions by introducing the growers, importers, retailers, marketing team, and other key members of...

SUMMER CITRUS FROM SOUTH AFRICA SEASON FINISHING STRONG

September 21, 2016 |

CITRUSDAL, South Africa (Sept. 21, 2016) – Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) approaches the end of a strong growing season with steady volumes of Navels and Midknights available until the end of October. The last conventional vessel will arrive to the Port of Philadelphia the week of Sept. 26, concluding this season’s shipments for SCSA. “Each year, our goal is to provide superior quality citrus to the U.S. market...

SCSA EXPERIENCING CONTINUED GROWTH IN HOUSTON

July 27, 2016 |

CITRUSDAL, South Africa – Summer Citrus from South Africa is continuing to grow business with retailers in Midwestern and Gulf states with a 300% increase in tonnage flowing through the Port of Houston this season. Each year, approximately 50 000 tons of South African Navels, Easy Peelers, Midknights and Grapefruit are imported into the U.S. primarily through the ports of Philadelphia and New York. As demand for South African citrus has...

SCSA FIRST FRUIT ARRIVES THIS MONTH

June 15, 2016 |

CITRUSDAL, South Africa – Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) is proud to announce that its first vessel of citrus will arrive at the Port of Philadelphia on June 24, on pace with years prior. In order to support a season where U.S. citrus is not produced in mass, the arrival of SCSA plays an important role in the availability of Easy Peelers, Navel oranges, and grapefruit during the summer...

SCSA HOSTS SUCCESSFUL 2016 PLANNING SESSION

May 9, 2016 |

CITRUSDAL, South Africa – Representatives from across the U.S. and Western Cape recently attended the 2016 US Annual Planning Meeting hosted by Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA), formerly the Western Cape Citrus Producers Forum (WCCPF). Critical members of the global supply chain presented topics ranging from sales and marketing, production, and distribution to U.S. markets, including a new name and brand. SCSA grower Gerrit vd Merwe confirmed that crop has...

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