Argentinian Minister of Agriculture, Julián Domínguez, has called the shipment of 13,634 tons of fresh fruit (lemons, tangerines and oranges), in addition to pears and walnuts, to the EU and the Russian Federation as “a new milestone for our exports.”
President of the National Service of Health and Food Quality (Senasa), Carlos Paz, was satisfied as well. He called it a “historic shipment of Argentine citrus fruits, since it is the result of the management of our Government, which seeks productive development, strengthen the industry and add value as a generator of employment.”
On June 15 of this year, a shipment of 11,000 tons was made, which also departed from the port of Campana to the same destinations, two of the main in this category for our country. At that time, there were 9,809 pallets, made up of: 4,917 pallets of lemons, 3,855 of mandarins, 109 of oranges, 272 of apples and 512 of pears, plus a batch with 144 pallets of sweet potatoes. as officially reported.
This time, it was 12,260 pallets: 6405 of lemons, 4823 of orange, 860 of mandarins, 166 of pears and a batch with 6 pallets of walnut.