Turkey and Morocco are new players in the global production of peaches and nectarines
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 8, 2023
Changes in peach cultivation are expected in the coming years, with Spain and Greece maintaining dominance in exports, Italy becoming a net importer, and Morocco and Turkey increasing production. Climate change and extreme weather events are projected to cause problems for peach and nectarine production in the EU, leading to a decline in production over the period 2022-2035. Additionally, high production costs, lack of seasonal workers, and decreasing per capita consumption in the EU are expected to contribute to the decline in production.
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According to the Commission's recent forecasts, Spain and Greece are expected to maintain their dominance in terms of exports. On the other hand, France is expected to increase imports of table peaches and nectarines in the coming years to meet domestic market needs. Italy is now becoming a net importer of pitted peaches and this trend will continue in the coming years. Italy will also increase imports of table peaches and nectarines to meet its needs. But there will also be changes in third countries, with Morocco and Turkey increasing their production with new plantings. According to the Commission's forecasts, in the coming years these two countries will compete strongly with the productions of Greece and Spain in the EU markets, as is the case in other fruit and vegetable sectors. As for the European production of peaches and nectarines, in the coming years it is expected to face problems due to climate change and extreme weather events. A typical example mentions the ...