Fall in citrus production compared to last year

A lack of rainfall in Morocco is the main cause.

The citrus production in Morocco is expected in 2017 drop compared to last year, according to estimates by Fresh Plaza, a portal of the fresh produce industry, was published.

The platform spoke with a Moroccan citrus products company that sells and exports to America, Europe, the Middle East and the rest of Africa. Issam Mahajan of the ' Company Overseas Market indicated: "the company expects about 500 tons of these Clementine-variety (Bruno Clementine), a number that is less than last year".

It is expected that our citrus production will drop by 25% to 30% compared to the previous year, the same source.

The production is not increased, according to Fresh Plaza, because not enough has been raining.

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