Limited exports of Spanish lemons in a difficult market
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 1, 2023
The Spanish lemon sector is experiencing a decrease in demand from the European market, causing prices to decline. Grower prices in week 45 ranged from €0.32 to €0.37 per kilo. Ailimpo, the Spanish inter-professional organization for lemons and grapefruit, explains that few sales are being made and exports are limited, leading to a stagnant market.
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“There is nervousness among growers as November progresses and that is quite understandable,” said Ailimpo, the Spanish inter-professional organization for lemons and grapefruit. "Few sales are being made. Exports are still limited, the market is not really lively." According to the organization, the supply of Turkish lemons to the European market is irregular due to the interception of consignments that do not meet the MRL requirements. "This automatically excludes them from several supermarket chains." At the ...