Fresh Plaza News

10 April 2019 – Good South African citrus harvest expected despite lower volume than last year. Read more…


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…


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…


Spain: According to European data, South African oranges are not the real problem for the citrus sector

26 February 2019 – According to data revealed by Brussels, the crisis that the Spanish citrus sector is going through is not at all being caused by the import of South African fruit, but has more to do with the serious internal problems that the sector is suffering.  Read more…


Citrus Annual South Africa

19 February 2019 – Continuing strong growth of South African citrus production. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

30 January 2019 – South African citrus producer bumps up production by 40% in one year. Read more…


Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sector

29 January 2019 – According to a study the citrus essential oils sales increased by over 3,000 tonnes in 2018 over 2017. Read more…


Africa: Citrus industry threatened by a pest

17 January 2019 – East Africa may soon face the threat of a pest, the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), which is likely to cause the collapse of the fruit industry in the region. Read more…


EU-28: Expected rebound of citrus production may reduce imports for 2018/19

3 January 2019 – EU orange production is concentrated in the Mediterranean region. Spain and Italy represent 80 percent of the EU’s total production of oranges. The remaining 20 percent is distributed among other Member States (MS), such as Greece and Portugal. Read more…