Almonds: organic nuts have great potential

September 28, 2020 10:42 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID. Subsidies for Spain's almond industry were discussed at last week's video conference meeting between Esperanza Orellana, the Director General for Agricultural Productions and Markets, and representatives of the nut and dried fruit sector. Organic almonds have great potential.

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As agricultural media report possible subsidies for the nut and dried fruit sector were discussed, but no specific details emerged. Government support is, however, provided for companies affected by the crisis. Although the presently low prices at the commodity markets in Spain were not given priority, great potential is seen for organic nuts. Especially since Spain lacks competitors here. The nut sector comprises as much as 30% of Spain's organic agriculture and has an annual growth rate of 9%. In order to improve performance in t

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