Category: Horticulture Industry
Become rich farming watermelon:Would you believe it if I said, “You can get up to 50-90 tons of...Read More
In the first three weeks of the 2021/22 campaign, the average prices of oranges, tangerines, and lemons have decreased by 11% on average each week as a result of accumulated delays in container transport that have affected the current supply of southern hemisphere citrus fruit on the world market.
The average prices of these citrus fruits at their source have been 16.5% lower than those registered in the same weeks of the 2020/21 campaign (when they were especially high due to COVID-19) and 9.8% lower than in the same period of the five preceding campaigns.
“However, professionals in the sector expect prices to increase in the coming weeks as a result of the decrease in the supply of citrus fruits in the market and the increase in demand due to the arrival of winter in Europe,” the Prices and Markets Observatory stated.Read More
Mattina Fresh, is using the challenging international trade conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to help consolidate and strengthen its standing in the domestic market. National Sales Director Thomas Panna says the company chose to stay away from export markets in the citrus category this season, and instead planted 360 acres of its own fruit in Griffith, New South Wales.Read More
Kisima started flower production in 2001 and has since expanded to 18.5 ha of roses in greenhouses, and 4 ha of outdoor production focused on Delphinium, Matthiola (seasonal) and Craspedia.
Today the flower company exports, over 20 million stems annually. Here is its story
China imported the largest amount of citrus from South Africa in 2020, reaching 175.123 million U.S. dollars, accounting for 35.6% of the total citrus import value; followed by Australia, with an import value of 96.474 million U.S. dollars, accounting for 19.6%; third is from Egypt, the import amount was 92.328 million US dollars, accounting for 18.8%.Read More
Navel oranges are grown by grafting due to their seedless nature, and because of this, the trees are all genetically identical clones of the original tree.
That’s not all.
Generally speaking, orange juice as we know it in North America comes from navel oranges. However, there are many types of oranges.
More than 1,500 Brazilian orange growers are celebrating today (Friday) after law firm PGMBM secured a High Court judgment that will result in a multi-billionaire Brazilian orange juice magnate facing trial over his participation in an illegal cartel.
José Luis Cutrale, and his son, José Luis Cutrale Jr, were part of an operation that substantially impacted the global market for the sale of orange juice.
The growers are seeking damages which could run into the billions of pounds as the cartel suppressed the prices growers could sell oranges at forcing thousands out of business and thousands more into financial ruin.Read More
This season’s crop of Navel oranges is flat compared to last year at this time. “The crop shows...Read More
Avocado export ban The horticulture regulator has banned exports of Kenya’s popular avocado...Read More
1. What is the right environment for watermelon?
2. Watermelon can yield up to…. tons/acre
3. Do these to choose the right variety to grow
4. 21 watermelon varieties in Kenya
5. The Best month to grow watermelon is….?
6. Watch out for these watermelon pests lest they destroy your fruits
7. How to prepare your land before planting watermelon
8. How to find buyers for your fruits
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The export of Avocados has made many farmers across the world Millionaires.
Such farmers are now living the life of their dreams.
They can afford whatever they want. Travel around the world. Dine in fine restaurants and do whatever they wish.
This success has encouraged many more farmers to join this trade.
Unfortunately, the new entrants are facing one BIG challenge:
They do not know where to start.
They have no idea of the do’s and don’ts of the Hass Avocado export market.