Arrivals of Argentine lemons into the US expected this week

May 10, 2018

Arrivals of Argentine lemons into the US expected this week

Argentine lemons are due to arrive on the East Coast of the United States within the week, the first time in 15 years. This season will see moderate volumes as growers and shippers remain cautious about how the US market will respond.
“Shipments of lemons from Argentina to the United States began in April and are due to arrive late this week or early next week,” said Michael Mahon of Citromax. “The market has just been opened up after a lengthy absence, so this year is a trial year to see how the market responds. Volume for the fresh market typically drops off at the end of July, beginning of August, while lemons for processing continue through September.”  Read More