The agricultural professional organization ASAJA Murcia rated citrus campaign this season as "unnoticed", but stressed that the quality has been very good especially lemons, with a high level of business internationalization.
To the Secretary General of BDA Murcia, Alfonso Gálvez Caravaca, "the campaign for lemons has been good, although in the case of oranges have been many ups and downs in commercial prices. For mandarins, prices have been positive."
The owner of BDA Murcia said that "this campaign has been a high degree of internationalization, which has helped to greatly improve the income of farmers, although still required to create a brand of quality for native Spanish lemon which has its headquarters Murcia capital. "
The head of BDA Murcia has been especially emphasized that "the European Union must be extremely vigilant for impotaciones citrus from South Africa to prevent the spread of disease Mancha Negra, which can be very damaging for European citrus".
Furthermore, Gálvez Caravaca stated that "management and supply concentration and remain two workhorses for citrus Murcia, and the promotion and marketing are two major unresolved for citrus Murcia".
The head of BDA recalled that "is open hiring period insurance citrus, and is an essential tool to ensure producers' incomes or for any inclement climatic adversity that may occur."