In Mexico, the price of lemons will remain high for three or four more months. It will be until spring when it begins to stabilize, as a result of a 25% drop in production due to climatic, phytosanitary and fertilizer problems.
In the first half of January, staple food prices increased by 11.6%; the lemon shot up to 90 pesos per kilogram and agri-food imports saw a rise of 38.3% as of November 2021.
A kilogram of lemons, at the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022, fluctuated between 80 and 90 pesos.
[ 1 peso = €0.043 ]