This year, fruit crops should present “significant increases” in production, with kiwi fruit and apple reaching the first and second best results in 35 years, respectively, with an “unprecedented productivity” in olive groves, according to INE. According to agricultural forecasts on October 31, released today by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), an increase of 40% in pear production is also forecast compared to last season, almond production “highest in the last 24 years ”, a 5% increase in wine and a 10% decline in chestnuts.
As for annual crops, the highlight goes to tomato for the industry "which, as a result of a historically high unitary yield, once again exceeds 1.5 million tons", while rice production is also expected to increase (+30%) , as a result of the combination of the increase in ...
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