Mexico Publishes Update on Citrus Production

Mexico’s National Service for Agri-Food Health, Safety, and Quality released its update on citrus production in Mexico. Lemon production in 2022 totaled 3.1 million metric tons (MT), with 6.1% projected growth for 2023. Orange production accounted for 4.8 million MT and is expected to grow 3% for 2023. In 2022 Grapefruit volume was 489,000 MT and an increase of 2.1% is expected for 2023. The report also highlights collaboration between the government and producers to manage and mitigate phytosanitary issues such as HLB.

 

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