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Cherry picking in Malaga province starts in late due to bad weather

Alfarnate cherries.
Alfarnate cherries. / SUR
  • There is speculation that productivity will be lower this year after the prolonged period of cold weather in Spring

Alfarnate's cherry picking season started this week, two weeks later than normal, due to the prolonged period of cold weather and rain this spring.

There is speculation that productivity will be lower this year as a result of the weather.

Cherry picking continues until August in Alfarnate, where there are 50 hectares of cherry trees, producing around 60,000 kilos of fruit per year.