The fresh-market orange crop in the United States rose 2% in 2022–23 compared to the prior year, to 1.44 million tons, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service reported this fall. The increase was due to larger navel orange and early/midseason crops in California and Texas.

Fresh fruit prices fall
With increased supply, grower prices for fresh oranges were lower than the prior season. The average equivalent-on-tree price for a box of fresh oranges decreased approximately 21%, from $25.91 in 2021–22 to $20.52 in 2022–23.

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