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1412, 2018

Season’s wishes

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Wishing all our partners and friends around the world a happy festive season and a prosperous New Year!

1112, 2018

Spain’s citrus exports to non-EU countries down by 14%

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The citrus sector is not achieving good results as far as exports are concerned. At a time with on-going protests by agricultural organizations, such as those convened by the Valencian Association of Agricultural Producers (AVA-Asaja), [...]

1112, 2018

SA fruit industry expansion shows faith in the future

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South Africa has in the past missed some opportunities in pushing its agricultural agenda during broader trade negotiations, says Dr Konanani Liphadzi, Fruit SA CEO (right), but she considers that the recent change in government [...]

412, 2018

EU digs in heels and remains aggressively protectionist on CBS

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on EU digs in heels and remains aggressively protectionist on CBS

Despite one of the best seasons on record in terms of mitigating the risk of Citrus Black Spot (CBS) symptoms on fruit arriving at EU borders, the EU seems determined to meet South Africa’s best [...]

412, 2018

How good were the variety focus groups in estimating the 2018 crop?

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on How good were the variety focus groups in estimating the 2018 crop?

Given the late season the last Citrus Marketing Forum (CMF) of 2018 did not have the opportunity to consider the actual versus estimates for 2018. They actually make interesting reading. The total citrus packed for [...]

412, 2018

Promoting Sicilian red-oranges

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Promoting Sicilian red-oranges

The last citrus fruit campaign in Sicily was extremely positive. However, this year the volumes are not the same as last year. This is mainly because of the Tristeza (CTV) effects and of the heavy [...]