South African citrus industry to add new CBS mitigation measures

18 November 2017 – Spanish agricultural union UNIÓ de Llauradors regards the increased number of CBS interceptions on South African citrus during the latter part of the 2017 season as evidence that the South African industry isn’t taking the pest seriously, a claim the South African industry denies. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

23 October 2017 – South African soft citrus volume ends higher than expected. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

14 September 2017 – South Africa: Delays to Valencia harvests in Citrusdal. Read more…


South Africa’s systems approach to EU’s new FCM regulations

7 September 2017 – The South African citrus industry has been preparing a systems approach to manage false codling moth for the past four years, in expectation of what has indeed come to pass: from 1 January 2018 false codling moth will be a regulated pest in the EU. Read more…


South African Valencia estimate adjusted upwards

6 September 2017 – The Valencia variety focus group has just adjusted the Valencia estimate for the season upwards with about a million x 15 kg cartons, to a final figure for the 2016/17 season of 49 million x 15kg cartons. This figure includes volumes from Zimbabwe and Swaziland. It should be noted that the revised estimate refers to the volume of packed Valencias – this amount won’t necessarily represent total Valencia exports. Read more…


Overview Global Lime Market

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Fresh Plaza News

12 July 2017 – Large supplies and stiff competition complicate South African lemon campaign. READ…


Fresh Plaza News

5 July 2017 – Grapefruit production to increase by 15%. Read more…