The ASOEX Citrus Committee indicates that after the frosts and the recent rains that affected the country, it made a new estimate to the month of June of the citrus export volumes.
The 2022 season for Chilean citrus was 32 percent lower than the previous season, making it the lowest in recent years.
Lemon shipments from Chile began at week 19, the same week as the previous season, as reported by the Citrus Committee of Chile ASOEX.
On the verge of the Chilean citrus season, the citrus committee of ASOEX, delivered disappointing estimates of what is expected for this year's exports, noting that the challenges will be much greater than those that have been faced in previous seasons.
With Chilean clementines and lemons already in market, and navels and mandarins on the way, the Chilean Citrus Committee of ASOEX has released an updated season forecast.
The ASOEX Citrus Committee reported that the 2021 lemon season began with harvests in week 15 with the Messina, Eureka, and Genova varieties, and during week 19 the first shipments were made.
According to ASOEX’s Citrus Committee, Chile shipped its first clementine load in week 15 and had shipped 573 tons by week 17, compared to 1,503 tons exported by the same week the previous year.