Spanish citrus sector

New start for Harvest Season and garciaBallester in Asian citrus market

New start for Harvest Season and garciaBallester in Asian citrus market

Published on Feb 17th, 2020
Credit: Press release

An event held on 12th February in Palma del Río, Córdoba, makes official and consolidates the alliance between Harvest Season and garciaBallester. The two large companies, leaders in the business, are now united in achieving the same goal: to become leaders in the Asian citrus import market. garciaBallester's own facilities were chosen as the ideal setting to seal the union between the two companies. 

Spain’s citrus sales slow down

Spain’s citrus sales slow down

Published on Jan 30th, 2020

The Christmas holidays led to a reduction in sales of citrus in Spain, although the arrival of low temperatures and the end of the Christmas period should prompt an upturn. The average prices of citrus fruits in the 2019/20 campaign are higher than those registered in the previous campaign, in which the prices were especially low. The upward trend in the prices generally corresponds to product varieties with a higher commercial value in the market.

Citrus losing primacy in global fruit trade

Citrus losing primacy in global fruit trade

Published on Dec 23rd, 2019

As the fruit sector diversifies, citrus is coming to play a smaller role. While Spain dominates the citrus trade overall, African and South American countries are coming to play a greater role in certain regions.

Spain’s juice industry cranks up with new citrus harvest

Spain’s juice industry cranks up with new citrus harvest

Published on Nov 26th, 2015

The staggered citrus harvest is underway in Spain and along with it the production of juices, which accounts for the majority of the fruit collected.

Asozumos, the Spanish association of juice manufacturers, says preliminary estimates suggest the harvest will net about 6 million tons, down 22% on previous seasons due to weather conditions including particularly high temperatures over summer.

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