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Forecast for South Africa’s orange exports up

Rise in South African grapefruit exports expected

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). 

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.

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. 

Anecoop signs up to Pro-Enrich waste project for citrus waste

Anecoop signs up to Pro-Enrich waste project for citrus waste

Published on Aug 12th, 2020

Citrus production and consumption often involves a great deal of waste and environmental damage, but this may soon be a thing of the past! Spanish second-tier cooperative Anecoop has joined a European project Pro-Enrich to find new uses for citrus waste. The Pro-Enrich initiative aims to create a new business model for extracting high-value components from citrus residues, as well as from waste of tomatoes, olives and rapeseed.

CGC calls on Madrid and Brussels to work to remove US tariffs

CGC calls on Madrid and Brussels to work to remove US tariffs

Published on Aug 10th, 2020

 

On July 24, Airbus announced that it was denouncing the aid that was declared illegal by the World Trade Organization (WTO). As confirmed shortly after by the European Commission (EC), the Governments of Spain, France and Germany then agreed with the European aeronautical manufacturer to modify the terms of the repayable credits granted to the firm, in order to reflect market conditions and try to settle the trade dispute with the US and with the company from that country, Boeing. 

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