Fresh Plaza News

15 October 2018 – “Southern African citrus reached a record volume of production in 2018”. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANDARIN MARKET

5 October 2018 – The first Spanish mandarins are on the market, coming in next to the varieties that are rounding off the overseas season. On the cusp of these two seasons, we take an overview of the global market. Read more…


Freah Plaza News

24 September 2018 – Lemons are gold, oranges stable, but tangerines and grapefruit will be negatively affected. Read more…


South African Valencia suspension to maintain zero CBS interceptions

11 September 2018 – By the end of August there had been zero interceptions of citrus black spot on South African citrus reaching the EU, placing the industry in a favourable position in which it would like to end the season. Read more…


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…