Artichoke from Spain maintains its forecast of 220,000 tons despite the DANA

Fresh Artichoke
Published Nov 21, 2022

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The president of the Spanish Artichoke consortium, Antonio Galindo, has estimated that the production of this flower will again be around 220,000 tons in 2022, despite the fact that the DANA or cold drop last weekend was lethal in regions such as the Valencian Campo de Turia, as confirmed by AVA-Asaja.

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Galindo explained to Efeagro that this cold drop has not had a significant impact on the crops in the main production areas, headed by the provinces of Murcia and Alicante, so the volume of production The national level will be similar to that of previous years. The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA) places the Region of Murcia as the largest producer of artichoke in Spain, with 89,821 tons in 2021, followed by the Valencian Community (66,867 t), Andalucía (22,435 t), Navarra (11,794 t), Cataluña (7,752 t) and La Rioja (2,000 t). He commented that the start, in November, of the campaign in Levante has been delayed due to the higher temperatures and that the from Tudela (Navarre) ) is at full capacity in its first phase, where the traditional winter break will then take place and then start again. Galindo has confirmed the recent entry into the consortium of the Benihort Agricultural Cooperative, attached to the protected designation of origin (PDO) Artichoke from ...
Source: Agrodiario
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