Tangerines: most popular citrus fruitThis article was originally published in Foodnews
CONSUMPTION of citrus fruits in the Ukraine has continued to decrease for a third year in a row, according to estimations from Fruit-Inform. Imports of citrus fruits will fall by 3% this year, compared with a 1% drop in 2009 and 6% fall in 2008. A decrease in imports is expected across the whole range of citrus fruits, but oranges and lemons are expected to be the worst hit. Tangerines remain fairly popular. More detailed information will be avaialble at the seventh international Vegetables and Fruit of Ukraine conference on 1 December, 2010.