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…


Valencia season starts in northern South Africa

29 June 2017 – Citrus growers in Limpopo Province have embarked upon the 2017 Valencia season, South Africa’s second largest citrus variety after soft citrus in terms of acreage. The Valencia estimate for the country predicts that volumes will be 16% higher this year than in 2016, as volumes normalise after the drought and hail in the Hoedspruit region. Read more…


Overview Global Lemon Market

16 June 2017 – After the good market conditions last year, with extremely high prices, the lemon market is now back to normal. Spanish growers see a surplus on the market. South Africa also has good prospects about the harvest. Most eyes are set on the supply from Argentina, as according to exporters in South Africa, it can actually shape the market. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

South African lemons to EU down 20%. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

18 May 2017 – Perfect storm of climatic conditions caused Navel splitting. Read more…


Overview Global Orange Market

12 May 2017 – South Africa: Good season, but a lot of damage. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

5 May 2017 – Overview of Global Lime Market Read more…


South African citrus industry appeals to Putin

3 May 2017 – Costly & cumbersome labelling demands “have disturbed South African fruit industry in Russia”. Read more…


Freah Plaza News

25 April 2017 – South African Navel exports from Eastern Cape possibly 50% down. Read more…