Argentina’s lemon exports to the United States have officially begun, with the first shipments expected to arrive in around 30 days.
Argentina’s experts predict that overall fresh citrus production will increase this year thanks to the favourable weather conditions in the country.
Hail storms, blooming difficulties and an ongoing decline in planted area have seen USDA forecasts for Argentina’s production of apples this year revised down to
The late spring frosts are the main focus of attention of Argentine producers; however, nobody expected such a low start of the 2015 season.
Argentina’s fresh apple production is likely to rebound to 720,000 tons and pears to 650,000 tons next year, thanks to favourable weather conditions.