FruitVeB: this year more watermelon will be harvested than last year

By: trademagazin Date: 2016. 07. 12. 11:35

This year 235-240 thousand tons of watermelon is expected to be produced in Hungary, which is 25-30 thousand tons more than last year – the President of the Hungarian Fruit and Vegetable Interprofessional Organisation and Product Board (FruitVeB) told MTI on Tuesday.


Ledó Ferenc emphasized that this year the producers will harvest watermelon on 5600-5700 hectares. About two-thirds of the crop to be harvested in Békés county, the bulk of the remaining part will be harvested in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Tolna and in Heves counties. (MTI)

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