Orange Juice Exports to US Down: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exports of concentrated Brazilian orange juice to the U.S. have fallen by a quarter this year, following a ban halted exports after a prohibited fungicide was found in consignments entering the United States. Now Brazil is trying to get sales back to where they were, and there has been some success recently, with exports up 72 percent year-on-year in September 2012.

Brazil remains the world's biggest producer of oranges, particularly in the area around São Paulo, producing over 18 million tonnes of oranges in 2010 . . .

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