South Africa expects to produce more citrus fruits this season

5 July 2018 – Given the expansion of the acreage and the ideal weather conditions recorded in the main producing regions of Limpopo, the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga, South Africa expects its citrus production to increase this season. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

29 June 2018 – The last oranges from the northern hemisphere are still on the market. Mediterranean countries are bringing their last volumes to the market, while the first imports from South Africa are also available.  Read more…


USDA Report

27 June 2018 – Strong growth of South African soft citrus exports to US continues. Read more…


Watershed moment for SA citrus: full entry into the USA

16 June 2018 – USA officially recognises that citrus fruit are not a pathway for transmission of citrus black spot. Read more…


More than 150,000 tons of citrus exported from South Africa

30 May 2018 – Most of the export volume (47%) was sent to the Middle East. Then came the EU (17%), Asia (16%) and Russia (14%). Grapefruit and tangerines accounted for 25%. Navel oranges sort are shipped in small quantities. Read more…


Fast start to lemon season but navels colouring slowly in Citrusdal

23 May 2018 – The high daytime temperatures of last week in Citrusdal, Western Cape, have been broken by a few days of rain, lifting spirits and lowering temperatures needed for colouring, especially on navels which are two to three weeks late. Read more…


South African Sharon Fruit harvest equal to last season

17 May 2018 – Sharon Fruit (kaki fruit) volumes from the Southern Cape are expected to be on par with last year’s harvest. Read more…


Average export value of Southern African citrus in 2017

25 April 2018 – The gross export earnings increased from R16.2 billion in 2016 to R17.7 billion in 2017 – an increase of 9.2%. Read more…


Global Lime Market

20 April 2018 – At the moment, the situation in the global market is strongly determined by the high prices in the US. Read more…