Italian almond growing can grow if remunerated

Almond Kernel
Market & Price Trends
Innovation & Technology
Published Jan 23, 2024

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Italian agricultural society Copa, based in Canino, has reported a 20% increase in almond production in 2023 compared to the previous year. The cooperative has adopted the intensive Zaragoza system, focusing on the Tuono, Lauranne and Penta almond varieties. Despite competition from California and Spain, Copa has prioritized quality over quantity, targeting customers who value locally sourced, safe, and traceable products. The cooperative also emphasizes its commitment to environmentally friendly cultivation practices and the health benefits of their almonds.
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Almonds grow well even where there have never been specialized crops. This is the case of the agricultural society Copa (Associate Producers' Fruit and Vegetable Cooperative), based in Canino (Viterbo), a social base of 125 producers and lands that embrace the Tuscan-Lazio Maremma. Taking stock of this crop, introduced in the cooperative between 2016 and 2017 to offer an alternative to other fruit and vegetable systems, is Sergio Marcoaldi, an agronomist who, from the beginning, has been following this project of an organized almond supply chain. “2023 was a positive year for our almonds from a production point of view – comments Marcoaldi – In fact, new plants are gradually coming into production, for an area that at full capacity will exceed 100 hectares, involving 25 agricultural companies associated with our cooperative . With the latest harvest we increased production by 20% compared to 2022." Going into more detail, Marcoaldi adds: “We are finding ourselves very happy with ...
Source: Myfruit
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