Pixie growers report good 2017 sales numbers

072617 photo provided new pixie packaging
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Ojai Pixie tangerines received new packaging this year, which may have helped boost sales.
Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter
Ojai Pixie tangerine growers are reporting a good 2017 season.
“Everything went very smoothly, so we're very happy,” said Emily Ayala, of Ojai Pixie Packers (OPP).
The number of pounds harvested was up over last year, Ayala said, with 4.8 million pounds of Pixies harvested since mid-February.
“Last season was closer to two million,” she added.

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