Resulting from the acquisition of Texas citrus importer I. Knik and the leading Mexican grower & packer of limes B&S, Wonderful Citrus added the famous “Susie” lime brand to its portfolio.
With a total of 7,760 hectares planted in three countries (Argentina, Uruguay and South Africa) and a total in 2015 of 91,058 tons of citrus exports, San Miguel is focusing on exploring new markets
The Tucumán Citrus Association, ATC, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Spain’s lemon crop is expected to bounce back to normal in the 2016/17 season with a harvest of about 980,000 tons.
Thanks predominantly to shoppers buying them more often, retail sales of lemons in the UK are up 13.6% on last year to 47,000 tons.
More than half of all Australian households purchased lemons in the year to June 11.
Packing of citrus in Southern Africa is so far ahead of last season but growers expect an early end to the season.
Brexit should see a normalisation of citrus trade between southern Africa and the UK, “unencumbered by protectionism, tariffs and technical barriers to trade,” says the Citrus Growers Association o
Lemon and lime imports into the EU – a net importer of lemons – reached 399,040 tons in the 2014/15 marketing year (November-October), a 5% rise on the previous year.