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Market Data 16.05.2024

Brazil: 2024-2025 orange crop forecast

The 2024-2025 orange crop forecast for the São Paulo and West-Southwest Minas Gerais citrus belt by Fundecitrus in cooperation with Markestrat and full professors at FEA-RP/USP and FCAV/Unesp, is 232.38 million boxes …

Brazil: 2024-2025 orange crop forecast
(Photo: Fundecitrus)

The 2024-2025 orange crop forecast for the São Paulo and West-Southwest Minas Gerais citrus belt by Fundecitrus in cooperation with Markestrat and full professors at FEA-RP/USP1 and FCAV/Unesp2, is 232.38 million boxes of 40.8 kg (90 lbs) each. This production is divided as follows (figures in parentheses indicate the drop in production as compared to the previous crop):

  • 37.12 million boxes of the Hamlin, Westin, and Rubi varieties (- 36.10 %);
  • 15.72 million boxes of the Valencia Americana, Seleta, Pineapple and Alvorada varieties (- 15.07 %);
  • 70.97 million boxes of the Pera Rio variety (- 27.30 %);
  • 81.58 million boxes of the Valencia and Valencia Folha Murcha varieties (- 22.45 %);
  • 26.99 million boxes of the Natal variety (- 2.91 %).

Approximately 14.61 million boxes are expected to be produced in the Triângulo Mineiro (- 47.48 %).

Overall, the projected volume represents a significant drop of 24.36 % as compared to the previous crop that totaled 307.22 million boxes, a value close to the average for the last decade

Please download the complete forecast under: www.fundecitrus.com.br/pdf

1Marcos Fava Neves, Part-time Full Professor at FEA-RP/USP.
2José Carlos Barbosa, (voluntary) Full Professor at FCAV/Unesp.

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