Produce/Citrus

Strikes compromise start of Argentine lemon campaign

Strikes compromise start of Argentine lemon campaign

Published on May 04th, 2021

© Radio ATE FM Argentina

 

The start of Argentina’s lemon season has been hit by a series of strikes in the country’s main production region, Tucuman. Self-organising workers blocked roads in different points of the province and prevented the passage of trucks transporting citrus, according to La Nación. The blockades also take place at the accesses to farms and packing plants.

EU ends ban on Argentine citrus imports

EU ends ban on Argentine citrus imports

Published on May 03rd, 2021

© Plantaciones de Limon

 

The European Commission has lifted its ban on citrus imports from Argentina. Trade was suspended last August following a number of interceptions of Citrus Black Spot in shipments. Argentina’s plant health authority Senasa said the new measure would come into effect on 1 May.

Jump in Peru’s citrus exports 

Jump in Peru’s citrus exports 

Published on Mar 30th, 2021
Photo: Promperú

On the back of the pandemic, Peru exported 37% more citrus in 2020  than in 2019, with shipments reaching 244,000 tons, worth US$262 million, according to data released by the country’s Foreign Trade Research and Development Institute (Idexcam). 

In a statement, Idexcam said: “There is a growing demand for citrus, especially mandarins, due to their antioxidant properties and high content of vitamin C which strengthens the  immune system, creating a rebound of global  commercialisation.”

Australian citrus bounces back!

South Africa remains top source of citrus imports to EU

Southern African citrus to reach new heights as 2021 export estimate is released

Southern African citrus to reach new heights as 2021 export estimate is released

Published on Mar 18th, 2021
PRESS RELEASE

The Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa (CGA) is excited to announce that the South African citrus industry will likely break all previous export season records with an estimated 158.7 million cartons in 2021. If the estimate is reached, it would represent a third consecutive season of record export volumes, with 130 million cartons exported in 2019, followed by 146 million cartons in 2020. Our current projections for 2021 indicate a 22% growth in export figures in just 2 years.

Nadorcott: full view from the field to sales and marketing

Nadorcott: full view from the field to sales and marketing

Published on Mar 01st, 2021
© CVVP /// PRESS RELEASE

 

Nadorcott is the winning choice for CVVP: an exceptional and incomparable late season mandarin. At the Protected Varieties Club, they are concerned about guaranteeing the satisfaction of our growers and associates and they take to the streets to ask them.

Nadorcott: Full view from the field to sales and marketing

Nadorcott: Full view from the field to sales and marketing

Published on Feb 22nd, 2021
Press release: Don Pawanco

Nadorcott is the winning choice. An exceptional and incomparable late season mandarin. At the Protected Varieties Club, we are concerned about guaranteeing the satisfaction of our growers and associates and we take to the streets to ask them.

The testimonials of these growers and marketers speak for themselves. We invite you to watch the video at: https://www.clubvvp.com/testimonial-nadorcott/.

Surge in demand for Spanish citrus in second half of campaign

Surge in demand for Spanish citrus in second half of campaign

Published on Feb 16th, 2021
Photo: Cañamas

The Valencian Association of Farmers (AVA-ASAJA) reports that the second half of the citrus season has seen an increase in sales and prices for producers. This is due to a better balance between supply, which has been lower than expected due to adverse weather conditions, and demand, which is up due to the cold in Europe and the fruit’s immunological benefits.

Stable Costa Rican orange crop

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