Fruit Price - Press Release
The CGA has provisionally accepted the final estimated price for orange pending review and has accepted the final estimated price for grapefruit under protest for the crop year 2012 – 2013. In the case of grapefruit the CGA maintains that CPBL's estimated selling price for grapefruit is too low based on credible market data from various sources.
The final estimated price for orange is $1.2001 per pound solids (pps) or $7.0804 per box. Growers will receive an advance of 65% on delivery which is $0.7800 pps or $4.6022 box.
The final estimated price for grapefruit delivered to CPBL is $2.1324 per pound solid or $8.3162 per box. Growers will receive 65% advance on delivery which is $1.3860 pps or $5.4056 per box.
Please ensure that you get your fruit tested for maturity ratio before delivery to the factory. Also you can get your delivery schedule and licence from the CGA prior to delivering your fruits to the factory.
For further information please contact the CGA at 522-3585/3547/ 3535
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