Fresh Plaza News

14 June 2019. OVERVIEW GLOBAL LIME MARKET. Read more…


SA’s first shipment of citrus arrives in China

13 June 2019. The historic shipment of 5,200 tonnes of citrus in a breakbulk vessel has arrived at Shanghai Port in the People’s Republic of China. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

5 June 2019. First inspection and loading of citrus for Japan at two Cape facilities. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL STONE FRUIT MARKET

31 May 2919. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

29 May 2019. Seedless lemon brand launches in South Africa.Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

24 May 2019. OVERVIEW GLOBAL LEMON MARKET. Read more…


Soft citrus season is slow out of the starting blocks

2 May 2019 – Early soft citrus volumes are coming in slower than last year because of weather factors, particularly in the north of the country, but the delay is not regarded as concerning at this stage. By the end of week 16, 400,000 15kg-equivalent cartons had been shipped, which is 700,000 cartons lower than the same time last year. Read more…


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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…