Produce/Citrus

Argentine fresh fruit exports up 6% from 2019

Heavy rains cause losses of €62 million in Valencia’s agriculture

Heavy rains cause losses of €62 million in Valencia’s agriculture

Published on Nov 16th, 2020
Photo: AVA-ASAJA

Heavy November rains along Valencia’s coastal regions caused more than €62 million in losses, including crop damage, the extra treatments to save trees and repairs to damaged infrastructure, according to a preliminary assessment by the Valencian Association of Agricultural Producers (AVA-ASAJA). 

Nadorcott changes agriculture

Nadorcott changes agriculture

Published on Nov 04th, 2020

Making money off the land and as Nadorcott reinvents it. The late ripening mandarin Nadorcott is a paradigm of new citriculture.        It is a revolutionary change in the fields and it has been the farmer’s solution to survive in hard times. According to many farmers, it is a “…just as well I opted for it”.

Nadorcott is the variety par excellence; a lifesaver in a world where the citriculture was stagnant.

Egypt remains world’s top orange exporter

Egypt remains world’s top orange exporter

Published on Nov 03rd, 2020

Egypt's orange exports reached 1.398 million tons up to October 14, according to data released by the country’s Central Administration for Agricultural Quarantine. This places Egypt as the world's top exporter of oranges for the second consecutive year. According to the report, The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation also played a role in opening new markets for Egypt's agricultural products by tracking the cultivation and packaging processes to ensure they meet safety criteria.

Citrusvil seeks to consolidate traditional and emerging markets

Citrusvil seeks to consolidate traditional and emerging markets

Published on Oct 21st, 2020
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Argentina exported around 242,000 tons of fresh lemon in 2020, a slight increase compared to 2019, although far from what was initially projected. According to Francisco Rotella, Citrusvil Fresh Fruit’s commercial manager, the season went through several stages, many of which were heavily affected by Covid-19.

Don Limón launches global recruitment drive for innovative business model

Don Limón launches global recruitment drive for innovative business model

Published on Sep 24th, 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                         Press release

The specialist fruit importer is seeking visionary partners or employees to establish and manage autonomous Don Limón sourcing and distribution offices worldwide.

Foodiverse, a global group specialised in healthy eating present in 30 countries, hits the market

Foodiverse, a global group specialised in healthy eating present in 30 countries, hits the market

Published on Sep 15th, 2020

Foodiverse will replace Grupo Alimentario Citrus (GAC) as the corporate brand, strengthening the group’s international positioning through its healthy revolution.

Foodiverse will retain the essence of all the companies that form part of the group, and projects an image in harmony with its reality as a multinational company present on five continents.

Foodiverse features headquarters in four countries, relies on more than 2,500 employees and closed 2019 with turnover of over 320 million Euro.

RSA citrus industry limits exports to EU

China welcomes first Chilean oranges

China welcomes first Chilean oranges

Published on Sep 03rd, 2020
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The first Chilean oranges have entered China, where they were welcomed with a ceremony at Jiaxing Haiguangxing Market, which has close ties with the Chilean Export Association. Chile, the Southern Hemisphere’s second-largest orange producer, exports about 18 million tons between May and November each year. Chilean oranges and lemons have a great price-quality ratio in comparison with oranges and lemons from other countries and require no refrigeration. 

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