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Organic Citrus: Challenges in Production and Trade

Kilcher, Lukas (2005) Organic Citrus: Challenges in Production and Trade. In: Cuaderno de Resumenes I Conferencia Internacional de Citricultura Ecologica BIOCIITRICS, pp. 22-27.

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Organic citrus still is a niche and makes about 1-2% of the global citrus production. However, it is increasing year-by-year in parallel with the increasing demand for organic products. Organic citrus offers creative and circumspect producers and exporters excellent opportunities for success. Key success factors are specific know-how, access to production inputs and to markets. The main production areas of organic citrus – oranges, mandarins, grapefruit, limes and lemons – are Latin America, North America, Europe and Near East. Many tropical countries in the Americas are extending organic citrus production. What are the challenges for organic citrus production and trade?


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:citrus production, organic citrus, Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Produktion und Handel
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > International Cooperation
Deposited By: Kilcher, Lukas
ID Code:8124
Deposited On:28 Apr 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:33
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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