Fresh fruits from Argentina to Russia

Published May 7, 2024

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The article reports the commencement of Argentina's fresh fruit export season for 2024, with a shipment of 3.29 million kilograms of fruits, primarily lemons, departing from Buenos Aires for Russia. The country, known for its leading lemon production and being the fourth largest exporter of fresh fruits globally, has contributed around US$600 million from the citrus sector alone. The exports are distributed to various countries including the United States, Russia, and Spain, with the Netherlands being the main market for citrus fruits. Argentina is also a significant exporter of pears and apples, with Brazil as the primary recipient for apples and the United States for pears. The article emphasizes the importance of inspection and certification by the National Agri-Food Health and Quality Service (Senasa) to ensure phytosanitary standards are met for international trade.
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The first export of the 2024 season consisted of a total of 3,294,000 kilograms of fresh fruit in the hold of a ship, which departed from the Euroamérica port complex, in the Buenos Aires town of Campana, bound for the Russian Federation. The exported merchandise was controlled, inspected and certified by professionals belonging to different agencies under the jurisdiction of the Buenos Aires North Regional Center of the National Agri-Food Health and Quality Service (Senasa), complying with the phytosanitary requirements of the destination country. In detail, the load of 2,994 pallets of fresh fruits contains 2,396 pallets of lemons, 115 of tangerines, 462 of pears, and a lot with 21 pallets of apples. On the other hand, the first trucks with fresh lemons from Tucumán have already begun to arrive at the port of Zárate. Argentina is the world's leading producer of lemons; and the fourth exporter of fresh fruit internationally, after Spain, South Africa and Türkiye. According to ...
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