March 09, 2014 / Week N° 10
February 12th, 2014
The Uruguayan citrus industry expects a larger crop this year, but it will have to deal with higher tariffs in Europe.
December 27th, 2013
A recent Uruguayan report sheds light on the citrus industry’s trajectory of recent years.
November 5th, 2013
Chilean citrus promoters are using Tajin powder to boost sales to Latino consumers in the U.S.
March 4th, 2013
An Aussie citrus grower says floods have taken their toll financially, but crops should still be stable.
September 17th, 2012
Capespan North America’s Mark Greenberg discusses the state of easy peelers and oranges in the U.S. market.
August 23rd, 2012
Canada’s demand for high quality and value added products has worked in favor of Peruvian horticulturalists.
August 22nd, 2012
Chilean and South African clementine suppliers have been urged to communicate better to avoid U.S. price falls.
July 30th, 2012
Sergio del Castillo explains why Peru’s mandarins have become such a runaway success.
July 26th, 2012
Good prices have helped drive growth for Peruvian mandarins and organic bananas this year.
July 6th, 2012
ClemenGold founder Abs van Rooyen talks about premium growth and the benefits of offshoot products.
June 12th, 2012
Australian mandarin growers expect better exports this year, while negotiations continue for new markets.
June 4th, 2012
Market researcher IBISWorld expects Australia’s fruit industry to grow by 4.4% annually until 2016-17.
May 23rd, 2012
Pakistan has high hopes that a new U.S. partnership will lead to more and better quality fruit exports.
May 3rd, 2012
Citrus Australia believes consumers will see the difference of new quality assurance standards.
April 30th, 2012
Chilean Citrus Committee president Juan Enrique Ortuzar talks competition and opening new markets.
April 2nd, 2012
A Dutch importer is upbeat about mandarin markets for Peru and South Africa despite last year’s Argentine ‘disaster’.
January 23rd, 2012
Consultant Dick Spezzano talks retail consolidation, NZ kiwifruit concerns and Peruvian avocadoes.
January 4th, 2012
Peru’s agricultural exports passed the US$4 billion mark in 2011, driven by rapid growth for horticultural goods.
January 3rd, 2012
Pakistan’s kinnow mandarin season looks good with producers optimistic about shipments despite export hurdles.
December 26th, 2011
Chile registered strong fruit export growth in 2011 despite falls for apples, avocadoes and kiwifruit.
November 29th, 2011
High yields of kinnow mandarins are expected in Pakistan due to favorable weather conditions.
November 11th, 2011
Peru is strengthening its trade links with Vietnam and hopes to export tangerines and mangoes.
November 7th, 2011
Stu Monaghan from DNE World Fruit Sales gives a wrap of the past citrus season and upcoming supply.
October 27th, 2011
Australia’s largest mandarin grower has hit out at authorities for allowing exploratory mining.
October 25th, 2011
Peru has increased the value of its mandarin exports to US$37.4 million
October 21st, 2011
Citrus Australia has called for national marketing unity, while also predicting mandarins will overtake navels in the future.
September 23rd, 2011
Peru’s mandarin and lemon exports rose significantly in the year to August but orange shipments were down.
September 20th, 2011
ProChile commercial director in Poland Felipe Gajardo talks up opportunities in a relatively untapped market.
September 19th, 2011
South Africa’s navel orange and grapefruit figures are higher than original estimates but easy peelers fell below expectations.
Peruvian fresh produce company Camposol has plans to become a US$500 million multinational in the coming years.
September 16th, 2011
The chairman of Riverina Citrus says many growers would sell up their farms if they could only find buyers.
September 12th, 2011
Strong Russian citrus demand helped Pakistan’s kinnow mandarin exports push past the US$100 million mark.
August 16th, 2011
Brazilian fruit growers continue to launch new and interesting cultivars – this time with oranges and mandarins.
August 15th, 2011
A U.S. importer has offered words of encouragement to Australian citrus growers for their commitment despite tough conditions.
July 26th, 2011
Mexico’s citrus exports rose by US$16 million in the first five months of 2011.
July 20th, 2011
Argentina will now be able to ship its oranges, grapefruit and mandarins to southern Chinese ports.
July 18th, 2011
Chile’s avocado and mandarin crops have been fairly unscathed by frosts, but other citrus fruits have not fared so well.
July 7th, 2011
Chile’s Office of Agriculture Studies and Policy (ODEPA) gives an export breakdown of different fruit species in the first five months of 2011.
June 22nd, 2011
South African Summer Citrus’ first U.S.-bound shipments for the season have arrived in Philadelphia.
June 20th, 2011
The Southern Hemisphere’s mandarin and clementine exports have been weighed down by poor Argentine weather conditions.
May 30th, 2011
Russia has bought a good chunk of Southern Africa’s citrus exports this season, but the industry still faces transport problems.
May 24th, 2011
Peruvian horticultural company Camposol has staked its claim as the country’s largest ag exporter with a 43.85% rise in exports in Q1.
April 4th, 2011
Water scarcity will likely cut back Chile’s citrus exports by 12% to 111,514 metric tons (MT) this season, with the sharpest fall in volumes expected for mandarins.
April 1st, 2011
A recent report shows Southern Hemisphere citrus production is expected to drop by 0.63% in 2011, but Brazil was not in the list of surveyed countries.
February 28th, 2011
The world’s largest lemon producer could boost production by 25% this year, but will it cut exports to keep down prices?
January 26th, 2011
Lack of rain in main growing provinces could produce small fruit
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