Citrus industry set to boom despite coronavirus jitters
Sector association is encouraged that China’s logistics services will be fully operational again soon
New orchards coming into production and good rains have resulted in a record export season for SA and the region’s citrus industry.
Southern Africa is expected to export 143.3-million cartons of citrus fruit to more than 100 countries in 2020. This is a 13% increase when compared to 2019, during which 126.7-million cartons were exported, generating R20bn in export revenue and creating 120,000 jobs...