According to data from Faostat, the statistical agency of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in 2018, the average price charged by Italian orange producers exceeded that obtained by Spanish growers by 172.72%. In fact, the latter were surpassed even by Moroccan producers, who obtained 40.91% more.
Israeli growers also managed to charge 104.54% more than the Spanish, and the Greek obtained 50% more. For their part, Spanish growers charged 4.76% more than the South Africans and 69.23% more than the Turkish.
Faostat revealed that Spanish orange producers charged an average price of € 0.22 / kg, while the Italians obtained € 0.60 / kg; the Israelis, € 0.45 / kg; Greece, 0.33 € / kg; Morocco, € 0.31 / kg; South African, € 0.21 / kg, and Turkey, € 0.13 / kg.
If we look at the data from Euroestacom (ICEX-EUROSTAT) for the same year, it appears that the producer selling the most expensive oranges to countries of the European Union (EU) was Israel, which obtained an average price of € 0.92 / kg, followed by Italy, which charged an average price of € 0.82 / kg; Spain and South Africa, which sold them for € 0.71 / kg; Morocco, with € 0.58 / kg; Turkey, with € 0.56 / kg, and Greece, with € 0.47 / kg.