Monday, March 19, 2018

The Journey of Oranges

Italy is one of the biggest orange-producing countries in Europe. Last season, however, orange production in Italy declined considerably due to unfavorable weather conditions brought on by drought, high temperatures, and lack of rain during spring and summer. In this day and age, global production and food logistics can compensate for such setbacks.
Worldwide, more than 50 million tons of oranges were produced during the 2016/17 season, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Worldwide, more than 50 million tons of oranges were produced during the 2016/17 season, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Following a dry summer last year in the Mediterranean, orange production in Italy dropped almost 40% compared to the 2016/17 season. Global food logistics were able to fill the gap so that consumers in Europe hardly felt any difference. But moving produce from farm to consumer, in particular across oceans and continents, is no easy task – especially considering the many steps that are vital to ensure sustainability, quality, safety, and traceability. To read the full article detailing the logistics of fresh fruit, Click » here.

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