Spanish Lemon Crop Decreases 30%

Spanish lemon crop is marked by the 30% reduction in production from the last year. The decline in harvest due to bad weather conditions that affected the ripening of the fruit. This campaign can be described as abnormal and exceptional, both in volume and in prices. He has also finished early.

Industrial activity in juice, dehydrated peel and essential oil is very limited due to lower harvest and better use for the fresh market. However, slightly it exceeded 100,000 tons, representing 13% of total production of lemon, when normally the percentage is 25%.

With these data, Spain remains the second largest producer of lemon worldwide behind Argentina, and maintains its position as world leader in export of fresh lemon. 4 out of 10 fresh exported lemons in the world are Spanish

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