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Portugal’s fresh produce exports up 10% in first quarter 

Portugal’s fresh produce exports up 10% in first quarter 

Published on May 20th, 2020

According to data published by Portugal Fresh (Association for the Promotion of Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers), Portuguese fresh produce exports climbed 10% during the first three months of 2020 to €398 million. However, these figures disguise a mixed picture. While fruit exports were up 18.3% to €165 million, vegetable exports slipped 1.1% to €82 million. Meanwhile, shipments abroad of processed fruit and vegetables climbed 6.3% to €114 million. The European Union is the main market for Portugal’s fresh produce, absorbing 77% of total exports.

Veracruz Launches a mega almond plantation in Portugal, a €50 million investment

Veracruz Launches a mega almond plantation in Portugal, a €50 million investment

Published on Jul 08th, 2019

The Portuguese-Brazilian group is currently planting 2,000 hectares of almond trees in Beira Baixa, one of the most promising regions in the Interior of Portugal. The goal is to reach 5,000 hectares. The project also includes the installation of a shelling and processing plant for almonds.

Portugal Fresh at Fruit Logistica 2016

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