"As regards the Sicilian produce, prices were quite low, then temperatures dropped in May and demand remained low too, so we could barely cover production costs."
"TerraEqua" is the brand of Francescon melons cultivated in Senegal.
"June and July went very well due to the increase in volumes and sufficient prices...up until the night between July 17th and 18th, when a hailstorm in the Mantua area changed things. Expectations were positive and quality was good, but we still had 700 ha to harvest and 400 ha were affected."
"We recorded a +20% in July thanks to increased exports and new clients, but then in August and September we lost something like 500 trucks of melons. Thankfully, prices doubled in the last two months - almost €1/kg on average."
"The 2014 campaign has been actually positive, with 25% less volumes but with a slightly increased turnover."
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