Stone Fruit

Data & Analysis

Russian sanctions on fruit and vegetables from the EU will affect approximately USD 420 million of Spanish agricultural exports. Spanish stone fruits and citrus will be the most affected products.
Italy is the largest peach and nectarine producer in the EU-28 and ranks second in the world after China. Italy’s MY2014/15 peach and nectarine production is preliminarily forecast to stay flat.
Greece is the third largest producer of peaches in the EU-28, after Italy and Spain.
15 US exhibitors reported over $1.66 million in onsite sales and $4.75 million in projected sales following a successful Asia Fruit Logistica 2014 trade show held in Hong Kong September 3-5.