Egypt is one of the world’s leading orange producers and exporters. Egyptian orange production is favored by high yields due to the availability of irrigation water (the Nile), suitable climatic conditions (good soil and year-round sunshine leading to high yields and quality) The main varieties are:
Navel Oranges, Valencia Oranges, Baladi Oranges and Sukkari “Sweet Orange”, Egyptian Baladi Oranges are the most variety similar to Valencia orange which is used only for Juice and taste is the same with Valencia.
Navel, Sweet, Baladi, and Valencia.
In telescopic cartons: 1600 carton on 20 pallets, each pallet is 80 cartons, each carton is 15 KGs and total net weight per 40” reefer container is 24 ton.
In open top cartons: 1400 carton on 20 pallets, each pallet is 70 cartons; total net weight is 21 ton
Navel: January to February
Valencia: January to June
Baladi: January to February