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Orange Juice


Orange Juice (OJ) from 1973, and 200 day exponential average in red. 200 day ROC (rate of change) green.
 
Orange Juice (OJ) Futures Chart (daily) The Blue line is a Donchian channel, red line is a 5 day exponential average, green line is a 20 day exponential average. Vertical green bars MACD (Moving average convergence divergence) 5 and 20.
 

Orange Juice Point & Figure (Spot)Box = 1 reversal =3
 
Orange Juice recent
 
Florida Orange Crop Production in Million Boxes
 
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The U.S. per capita OJ consumption is 1/20th of bottled water and soft drinks.
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9/1/14 French trading conglomerate Louis Dreyfus Commodities forecast that Florida would produce 96.6 million boxes of oranges in the year beginning Oct. 1, according to traders and industry participants. That would be the lowest production since 1965-66, when Florida's output was 95.9 million boxes. Each box weighs 90 pounds.
4/13/14 The U.S.D.A. cut its latest estimates for Florida's orange output and yield in a report issued after one of the most brutal winters in decades. Florida's orange output for 2013/14 has been reduced to 110 million boxes (4.95 million tons) down 4% MoM and down 18% YoY. Yield is projected down 1% MoM but up 1% YoY.
1/14/11 The SDA has reduced the size of the 2010-11 Florida citrus crops by 3 million boxes to 140 million 90-pound boxes.
9/26/10 Brazil’s orange crop may drop to 271.7 million boxes, be;ow the May 7 estimate of 286 million, Cutrale Corporate Affairs Director Carlos Viacava said in an interview last week. Production will decline from 305 million boxes last year.
7/9/10 t estimates the 2009-2010 OJ crop unchanged at 134 million boxes -- juice yield was raised from 1.55 to 1.56 gallons
6/18/10 (Agrimoney) Prices of oranges in Spain have jumped by 30% thanks to a production slump caused by a harsh winter, and which is set to cause a rise in European Union imports.
6/10/10 The USDA raised the 2009-2010 Florida orange crops from 132 to 134 million boxes -- Juice yield unchanged.
4/9/10 The USDA estimate's Florida's 2009-2010 orange crop up from 131 to 132 million boxes and the projected juice yield was raised from 1.53 to 1.56 gallons per box
2/9/10 The USDA reduced its estimate of the 2009-2010 Florida orange crop from 135 to 129 million boxes. Juice yield was lowered from 1.60 to 1.56 gallons per box.
1/12/10 Orange crop was kept unchanged at 135 million boxes, but the juice yield was lowered from 1.63 to 1.60 gallons per box -- the government report was compiled before the freezing weather struck.
12/10/09 The USDA's 2009-2010 U.S. OJ production was lowered from 136 to 135 million boxes. The US Department of Agriculture expects Florida’s orange crop to decline by 17% this season to 135m boxes, or 6.08m US tons. The amount of the juice yielded from a box of oranges is expected to fall 2% YoY
10/9/09 the USDA estimates the Florida's 2009-2010 orange crop at 136 million boxes, down 16% YoY
9/21/09 The USDA said there were 492,529 acres of commercial orange trees in Florida, down 1% YoY
7/10/09 The USDA raised the 2008-2009 Florida orange crop from 160 to 162 million boxes.
6/26/09 Florida's orange crop could shrink by about 12 percent, to 140 million 90-pound boxes, within five years as the state battles the tree-killing disease known as greening, an official with the state's largest growers group said Thursday.
6/23/09 The USDA said frozen supplies of orange juice in storage at the end of May were up 0.6% YoY.
5/10/09 The USDA raised its estimate of the 2008-2009 Florida orange crop from 158 to 160 million boxes. The juice yield was raised from 1.65 to 1.66 gallons per box.
3/11/09 The USDA predicts 2008-2009 Florida orange crops at 158 million boxes, down from 170 YoY.
2/10/09 The USDA lowered its estimate of the 2008-2009 Florida orange crop from 162 to 158 million boxes and juice yield from 1.62 to 1.61 gallons per box.
1/13/09 The Florida Department of Citrus said there were 104.9 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory -- up 77% YoY
1/11/09 The USDA lowered its guess of the Florida orange crop from 165 to 162 million boxes, but increased the projected juice yield from 1.58 to 1.62 gallons per box.
12/11/2008 USDA lowered its estimate of the 2008-2009 Florida orange juice crop from 166 to 165 million boxes. The projected juice yield was also reduced, from 1.59 to 1.58 gallons per box.
11/5/2008 The Florida Department of Citrus said there were 100.19 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory in October, up 104% YoY.
8/22/08 The USDA said there were 1.42 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in storage, up 68% YoY.
7/24/08 YoY the USDA estimates U.S. production of orange juice in 2007- 8 up 24%. They estimate ending stocks at 41%.
7/22/08 USDA said there were 1.515 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in inventory - up 67% YoY.
6/10/08 The USDA left its estimate of Florida's 2007-2008 orange production at 169 million boxes, but raised juice yield from 1.65 to 1.67 gallons per box.
4/9/08 The USDA increased its estimate of Florida's 2007-2008 orange crop from 167 to 169 million boxes.
2/8/08 The USDA lowered its estimate of the 2007-2008 Florida orange crop from 168 to 166 million boxes, but increased its estimate of the juice yield from 1.60 to 1.62 gallons per box
10/12/07 The USDA estimates the 2007-2008 Florida orange crop at 168 million boxes, up from 129 million boxes YoY. Juice yield is predicted at 1.60 gallons a box, down from 1.65 gallons per box YoY.
9/21/07 The USDA said there were 760 million pounds of frozen orange juice in storage, down 14% YoY.
8/9/07 The Florida Department of Citrus said inventories of frozen orange juice totaled 73.6 million gallons, down 15% YoY
6/23/07  There were 851 million pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. cold storage, down 17% YoY.
6/11/07 The USDA kept its estimate of Florida's 2006-2007 orange production at 131 million boxes with a juice yield of 1.65 gallons per box.
4/10/07 The USDA reduced its estimate of the Florida orange crop from 132 to 131 million boxes, but increased the juice yield from 1.62 to 1.65 gallons a box.
2/12/07 The Florida Department of Citrus said there were 64.1 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory on February 4th, down 30% YoY.
2/9/07 The USDA ‘s estimate of the 2006-2007 Florida orange crop remained at 140 million boxes, projected yield was raised from 1.58 to 1.61 gallons a box, 42.0 degrees Brix.
1/12/07 The USDA estimate for the 2006-2007 Florida orange crop is 140 million boxes (unchanged) and a projected juice yield of 1.58 million gallons a box .
12/15/06 Brazil's Association for Citrus Exporters said Brazil's exports of frozen orange juice in the first eleven months of 2006 were down 9% YoY.
12/11/06 The USDA increased its estimate of the Florida orange crop from 135 to 140 million boxes with a projected yield of 1.58 gallons a box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
The Florida Department of Citrus said YoY inventories of frozen concentrated orange juice were down 40%.
11/21/06 The USDA said there were 714 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage on October 31, down 37% YoY.
10/20/06 The USDA said there were 779 million pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage down 37% YoY.
10/12/06 The USDA estimates  the 2006-2007 Florida orange crop at 135 million boxes with a projected yield of 1.58 gallons a box. The 2005-2006 Florida orange crop totalled 151 million boxes, with a projected yield of 1.63 gallons a box.
8/18/06 The Florida Department of Citrus said there were 83.4 million gallons of frozen orange juice in inventory, down 33% YoY.
7/21/06 The USDA said there were 1.105 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in cold storage on June 30th, down 29% YoY.
6/23/06 The Florida Department of Citrus Processors said there were 100 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory on June 17th, down 30% YoY.
4/21/06 The USDA said there were 1.01 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage on March 31st, down 36% from a year ago.
4/10/06 The USDA lowered its estimate of Florida's 2005-2006 orange crop from 154 to 153 million boxes, but raised the anticipated juice yield from 1.58 to 1.61 gallons a box at 42 degrees Brix.
3/10/06 The USDA reduced its estimate of the Florida orange crop from 158 to 154 million boxes with a projected yield of 1.58 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
3/6/06 The Florida Citrus Processors said there were 92.3 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory on February 25th, down 35% YoY.
2/21/06 The USDA said that, on January 31st, there were 1.064 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. cold storage, down 32% YoY.
1/12/06 The USDA reduced its estimate of Florida's 2005-2006 orange crop from 162 to 158 million boxes. The estimated juice yield was unchanged at 1.55 gallons a box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
12/21/05 The USDA said that, there were 1.03 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. storage, down 30% YoY.
12/9/05 The USDA estimates the 2005-2006 Florida orange crop at 162 million boxes, down from last month's estimate of 190 million boxes. The projected juice yield was lowered from 1.58 to 1.55 gallons a box.
The Brazilian government estimated its 2006-2007 coffee crop at 42.0 million bags, up from 36 million bags this year
11/15/05 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 96.9 million gallons of frozen concentrated orange juice in inventory, down 29% YoY.
10/21/05 The USDA said that on September 30, there were 1.24 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. cold storage, down 24% from a year ago.
10/12/05 The USDA's estimate of the 2005-2006 Florida orange crop is 190 million boxes, lower than expected. The  juice yield is at   1.58 gallons per box - 42.0 degrees Brix. Last year Florida produced 150 million boxes of oranges with a yield of 1.58 gallons per box.
08/22/05 The USDA said there were 1.50 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. cold storage on July 31st, down 23% YoY.
07/22/05 The USDA said that there were 1.55 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage, down 25% from a year ago.
07/12/05 The USDA reduced the 2004-2005 estimate of the Florida orange crop from 151 to 150 million boxes and reduced the estimated juice yield from 1.60 to 1.58 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
06/27/05 The USDA estimated Brazil's 2005-2006 orange crop at 407 million boxes, down from 467 million boxes in 2004-2005. They also expect orange juice exports to total 1.25 million tons, down 8% YoY.
06/22/05 The USDA announced  that there were 1.67 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage on May 31st, down 22% from a year ago.
06/20/05 Citrus canker is becoming  a growing concern in Florida.
06/10/05 The USDA estimates the 2004-2005 Florida orange crop at 151 million boxes with a juice yield of 1.60 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
05/12/05 The USDA kept its estimate of Florida's orange production at 151 million boxes, but increased the estimated juice yield from 1.58 to 1.60 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
05/09/05 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 148.2 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory as of April 30th, down 16% YoY.
04/22/05 The USDA said that there were 1.58 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage on March 31st, down 12% from a year ago.
03/10/05 The USDA's estimate of the 2004-2005 Florida orange crop was reduced from 162 to 153 million boxes. The estimated juice yield remains at 1.58 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
03/04/05 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 141.9 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory on February 26th, down 7% from a year ago.
03/02/05 In Sao Paulo, where 80% of Brazil's orange crop is grown, conditions are dry and in need of rain.
02/22/05 The USDA said that as of January 31st, there were 1.49 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. cold storage, down 8% from a year ago.
02/14/05 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 141.6 million gallons of frozen orange juice in inventory as of February 5th, down 4% YoY.
02/09/05 The USDA kept its 2004-2005 estimate of the Florida orange crop unchanged at 162 million boxes, but raised the projected juice yield from 1.56 to 1.58 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
01/24/05 The USDA said that there were 1.48 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in storage as of December 31st, down 7% from a year ago.
01/12/05 The USDA's 2004-2005 Florida orange crop estimate was reduced from 168 to 162 million boxes while the estimated juice yield remained at 1.56 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix.
12/29/04 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 134.1 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in inventory as of December 18th, up 8% YoY.
12/27/04 A USDA official estimated Brazil's orange crop at 402 million boxes in 2005-2006, down from 467 million boxes in the current year.
12/21/04 The USDA said that there were 1.486 billion pounds of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage as of November 30th - down 7% from a month ago and up 4% YoY.
12/17/04 The weather forecast for central Florida looks a little milder for early next week with less chance of frost damage.
12/17/04 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 133.6 million gallons of frozen orange juice concentrate in storage on December 11th, up 12% from a year ago.
12/15/04 March orange juice went up 3.90 to 86.75 with a possible chance for freezing temperatures in Orlando on Sunday and Monday.
12/10/04 The USDA's estimate of the 2004-2005 Florida orange crop was reduced from 176 to 168 million boxes. The estimated juice yield remains at 1.56 gallons per box at 42 degrees Brix.
11/18/04 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 137 million gallons of frozen concentrated orange juice in inventory on November 6th, up 25% from a year ago.
11/12/04 The USDA kept its estimate of the 2004-2005 Florida orange crop unchanged at 176 million boxes. The juice yield of 1.56 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix was also unchanged.
10/22/04 The USDA said  there were 1.75 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in storage, up 14% from a year ago.
10/11/04 The USDA's estimated the 2004-2005 Florida orange crop at 176 million boxes and a juice yield of 1.56 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix, the smallest crop in eleven years.
09/22/04 The USDA said that there were 1.95 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in cold storage on August 31st, up 17% from a year ago.
08/26/04 The Florida Citrus Processors said that there were 175.3 million gallons of frozen orange juice in inventory on August 14th, up 23% from a year ago.
08/20/03 The USDA said that there were 2.1 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in cold storage, up 14% from a year ago.
08/18/04 Early estimates are that hurricane Charley ruined 10 to 25 million boxes of new crop oranges.
07/21/04 The USDA said that there were 2.2 billion pounds of frozen orange juice in U.S. storage, up 10% from a year ago.
07/12/04 The USDA reduced its 2003-2004 estimate of Florida orange production from 245 to 242 million boxes and kept the estimated juice yield at 1.56 gallons per.
06/25/04 The Florida Citrus Processors said that inventories of frozen orange juice concentrate totalled 197.5 million gallons.
06/16/04  The state of Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest orange state, said that their 2004-2005 orange crop will total 346 million 40.8-kg boxes, up from 327 million boxes in 2003-2004.