European apricot production could fall by nearly a quarter this year after poor weather hit the continent and a disappointing 2017 campaign.

The estimates were announced at Medfel, showing a European-wide drop of 18% from the record high of 679 817 tons notched up last year.

Only Spain was anticipated to increase production while Italy, France and Greece all revealed a likely drop in yields according to Europech. – FruitNet

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