Excerpt from article on Fresh Plaza:

As South Africa records its first coronavirus mortalities on the first day of lockdown, fruit production continues and the Southern Hemisphere’s entry into the citrus market looks more positive than last year.

The strong demand in the Northern Hemisphere as well locally for citrus and particularly lemons (due to its high Vitamin C content), more so than for other categories like grapes, berries and stonefruit, is a compelling reason for citrus producers to continue for the following 21 days of national lockdown, but it hasn’t been easy.




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