Strawberry producers in Huelva are questioning what they see as a disproportionate gap between the price they receive from the distributors and the price charged to consumers.
The weekend storms and high winds have caused damage to the strawberry and raspberry greenhouses in Huelva, some of the structures being blown down to expose the crops. The damage will be assessed during the next few days but initial estimates put the cost at around €500,000.
A robot specifically designed for collecting ‘industrial strawberries’ in Huelva province is expected to be operational next spring.
The strawberry planting is under way in Huelva province, with between 8,000 and 10,000 jobs available for Spanish nationals/residents.
Strawberries may be €2 per kilo in Huelva, but in Nerja they are €5 per kilo!!!
Two months of persistent rain in Huelva is not looking promising for the strawberries in the province. Rain has already delayed the start of the harvest by twenty days and as a result, the crops could be hit by disease. A common enemy of the strawberry is botrytis and high humidity makes the plants particularly vulnerable. There are products to …
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