OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

15 March 2019 – The situation on the European orange market is mainly dominated by the massive Spanish production. Prices are low, the demand is limited and there is a lot of competition from Egypt and Turkey. Read more…


5 key takeaways from launch of ‘Making a Killing’ report

15 March 2019 – Trócaire’s new report highlights how corporate greed is leading to land being taken, forests cut down, rivers poisoned. Those who stand up to defend their rights are being harassed, intimidated, even murdered. Read more…


Govt official: South Africa prepares to launch a WTO dispute over EU’s CBS measures

14 March 2019 – The biannual summit of the South African citrus industry is taking place in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, a gathering of over 600 delegates that brings together all the links of the citrus chain in a holistic way, from farm to market. The inclusive approach of the summit was remarked upon by some of the international delegates. Read more…


Organic farming, a “beautiful but impossible fairy tale.”

14 March 2019 – Italian scientists oppose proposed organic regulation. The researchers argue that organic farming, if adopted on a global scale, is unsustainable and would lead to weakened nutritional security. Read more…


South Africa is an important player on the global market of fresh fruit

13 March 2019 – In the past year, South Africa exported approximately 3.6 million tonnes of fresh fruit, valued at 2.7 billion euro. Read more…