South African lemon juice exporters surprised by US dumping allegation

12 January 2022. The South African lemon juice industry received notice on 6 January that Californian citrus juice producer Ventura Coastal had lodged a petition with the US Government, seeking antidumping duties against lemon juice concentrate from Brazil and South Africa. The complaint does not concern fresh lemons. Read more…


South Africa: Citrus Annual

27 December 2021. An estimated total of 98,700 ha was planted in 2021. Read more…


World Citrus Organisation (WCO) presents annual Northern Hemisphere citrus forecast

15 November 2021. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

29 October 2021. GLOBAL OVERVIEW ORANGES. Read more…


Citrus growers frustrated by Transnet delays

8 October 2021. STATE-owned freight company Transnet is under fire from the Citrus Growers Association for shipping delays that are threatening fruit exports. Read more…


South African citrus industry shows great resolve in chaotic season

27 August 2021. There was a host of challenges. Apart from Covid-19 with all its constraints, significant vessel delays, a shortage of containers, congestion and poor productivity at the Cape Town port became a reality. Read more…


‘Challenge for satsuma growers is farming for quality’

26 August 2021. Read more…


South Africa: citrus exports 2021 confirm sustained industry growth

23 August 2021. As South Africa’s 2021 citrus season is approaching the end, it has become clear that there was export growth, even during these challenging times for South African. Read more…


Citrus shipments from South Africa on schedule despite challenges the country faces

17 August 2021. South Africa’s citrus season is in full swing and although 60 percent of volumes to the US have been shipped, the season doesn’t come without challenges. Read more…