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The cultivated area of Spanish walnut has grown greatly, so the volume will soon jump

Nagyot nőtt a termőterület, ezért hamarosan megugrik a spanyol diótermelés volumene
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Spain
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Dec 27, 2021
From Magro
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The area of walnut orchards in Spain has started to grow significantly. While only 7,700 hectares were registered in 2005, around 14,000 hectares were registered in 2020. The trend continues, according to Francisco Caballero, president of the Nueces de España. The association is working to strengthen the production and marketing of Spanish walnuts in both domestic and international markets. The production area has expanded in recent years, with more than a few more than 500 hectares among the new plantations. The plantations will bear fruit within 4-5 years, so the volume of Spanish walnut production will increase considerably.
FruitVeB wrote that the Fepex Walnut and Pecan Sector Committee had already forecast a 30 per cent increase in yield this year due to the entry of new plantations, albeit from a particularly low base due to the unfavorable weather in 2020. For the time being, there is a great deal of uncertainty about sales, as even last year’s walnut crop left plenty of transit stocks due to logistical difficulties due to COVID-19. Caballero sees further difficulties in international markets due to the fact that Spanish walnuts will certainly not be able to compete on price with traditionally large producing countries such as the US and Chile. to sell. It is precisely the emphasis on the distinctive properties of Spanish walnuts and the increase in the consumption of a healthy product that is the main task of the Nueces de España, which is why they are thinking of establishing a common brand with local producers by standardizing quality standards. We are fortunate ...
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