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Global Focus  —  Citrus

AU: First Egyptian lemons arrive in Perth markets

The first Egyptian lemons of the season arrived in the Perth market on Wednesday 8 November. Graham Morgan, from Bullfrog International, had the lemons and said the quality of the fruit was very good. “The lemons are a good colour and clean, a big improvement on last year.”Egyptian citrus imports grew.....

Italy: Foreigners like pomelos

They are still relatively unknown in Italy, but operators throughout Italy all have a few crates available. Pomelos can be red or white and the former has become particularly popular lately.Each wholesaler only has 2 to 20 crates available, but things are looking up as it is very popular with Asians -.....

Abel Alarcón, manager of Brio Fruits:

"This year there are no excuses not to defend the price of the Clemenules"

The citrus season continues developing in Valencia and the sector foresees a good market in the coming days coinciding with the arrival of the cold in the countries of central and northern Europe. "We are beginning to notice how demand is going up thanks to the drop in temperatures in a great part of Europe......

Greg Chislett - Chislett Farms

"People were just scrambling for more Australian Navels"

This year has seen record volumes for Australian citrus and it is still in big demand despite the good harvest."The season is almost done, Navels and mandarins are finished, but we are still picking a few lemons," explains Greg Chislett from Chislett Farms. He said they have had very good growing conditions.....

Ahmed Rabie - The Egyptian Moroccan

Egyptian lime exporters looking for more market share in Europe

The lime season in Egypt had taken off in spite of political unrest. For the Egyptian company The Egyptian Moroccan, the main problem with the domestic disturbances is that foreign importers are reluctant to order Egyptian produce.“One problem is that most European traders aren’t even aware that limes exist in.....

Cutrale Brazil

A positive end to the fresh citrus campaign 2017

“Our last shipment of fresh Valencias left the Santos port in week 41, going to Europe and the UAE. This year’s season for fresh citrus started with a shipment of Eureka lemons in week 10. Our total export volume this year is higher compared to the volume of last year, despite the severe drought and extremely.....