Orange Prices Surge by 242.61% MoM in South Africa as Season Nears End Amid Supply Shortage

Published Oct 23, 2023
In the past month, the orange market has experienced a significant price surge, primarily attributed to a supply shortage as the season nears its end. Wholesale prices for fresh Navel oranges from the Durban market skyrocketed, marking an astonishing increase of 242.61%, with rates reaching ZAR 16.00/kg by October 16, a notable contrast to the ZAR 4.67/kg reported on September 4.

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