Almonds: Australia triples exports

February 4, 2020 11:52 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/CANBERRA. The Almond Board of Australia reckons that this year's crop will be similar in size to last year's crop. Meanwhile, prices are returning to more reasonable levels in Spain.

Production to be similar in size

Australian Almonds estimates production at 106,000 metric tonnes for almonds without shell. Production thereby ranges on a similar level as last year. Although frost, hail and wind damage coupled with pollination issues prevented a notable rise in production, it should be noted that the crop has largely been spared from pests and diseases so far. The fires on the east coast of Australia also do not have an impact on the orchards as they are situated in the interior of the country, along the Murray River.

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