The Spanish harvest and The prices of prominent products such as vegetables and peaches are destined for a significant drop for this season, there are strong indications that this year there will be fewer peaches – The harvest has dropped significantly and that in addition to the low production of peach for Spanish desserts according to more optimistic forecast will suffer a major recession in the production of this fruit and other outstanding vegetables and greens, for which a deficit of the same.
The productive situation of peaches in Spain for this year
An uncertain and demoralizing situation is the one foreseen by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA), according to which and with its latest update it is expected that the estimate of national production for peaches will averagely exceed 728,000 tons . Which would represent an approximate drop of 8% if you compare it with the previous year (2020).
These forecasts with excessive downward trends are not only limited to peaches, they also include apricots, raspberries, almonds and in the field of vegetables, potatoes, tomatoes and onions, among other agricultural products , are in the same situation. of importance .
Citrus fruits saving the difficult situation
Oranges, grapefruits, mandarins and lemons represent the opposite case, as favorable projections are expected in terms of production , these citrus fruits forecast an increase of 4.6%, 14.4%, 28% and 14% respectively, according to the projections made.
This will allow exports of the highest quality and perfect profits in these times of pandemic crisis for the agricultural sector that is dedicated especially to citrus fruits.
Where to get the culprit?
Undoubtedly, certain factors that triggered this disastrous projection have been connected and which is being fulfilled. First of all, environmental factors due to the constant snowfall and frost with Siberian climates that have evidently managed to make a dent in production.
Although the estimated drop is between 17 and 18% of peach production, it is important to clarify that each farmer must carry out his respective and personal assessment of their situation for their particular production, this in order to achieve try to balance prices (to recover or compensate for the loss of production in kilograms).
Hope at the door and light at the end of the tunnel
Although hopes are the last to be lost, the CEO of Afrucat Manuel Simón has managed to clarify that without the need to act as a speculative statement this year it is possible get and correct prices to make them fair , at least in kilos of stone fruit. An incessant reason for these statements is represented by the fact that, for example, the forecast for stone peach fruit from Catalonia is downward, but presenting an excellent quality of the final product with which money is recovered with the quality of the product. This is important to highlight because it has been happening in the last couple of years.
A special hope for the future
Planning is important to prevent and establish safeguard mechanisms for future similar situations, and remember that climatic conditions will tend to be more difficult to prevent and also will be more extreme in the field of final temperatures.
Therefore, obviously, the necessary provisions must be taken, alliances established to address economic issues to strengthen small producers and establish ranges, margins and profit controls to ensure that peach production can be sustainable in the near future.
All in benefit of producers and end consumers who obviously benefit from the countless benefits that this wonderful fruit can offer, without forgetting all the processes involved from sowing to reaching the hands of the final consumer in an infinity of diverse products that in their wake have managed to reactivate the national and international economy, providing manpower for thousands of workers .
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