Brazil orange growers bracing for tough season

Posted on June 10, 2013 • Filed under: Agriculture, Brazil

High production costs have orange growers in Brazil, the world’s top orange juice exporter, bracing for a tough citrus season, despite last season’s record harvest and high juice prices. “The orange market is going through its worst moment in two years: world consumption is stagnating, production costs are rising and processors are getting more and more powerful,” said Marco Antonio do Santos, president of the Taquaritinga growers’ union. Read Article

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