Slump in Spanish citrus crop

Wed 04/12/2019 by Richard Wilkinson
Slump in Spanish citrus crop

The first estimates for Spain’s 2019 citrus crop indicate a fall in volumes for all crops, according to data published by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. The country’s orange harvest is expected to be down 16.7% to 3.27 million tons, while the Satsuma crop is expected to plummet 29.2% to 145,400 tons. Lemon production is also estimated to be well down from last year’s level (but above the 2017 level), dropping  16.4% to 959,800 tons.


Source: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

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