EventsUpcoming & previous WCO events
Watch this space for upcoming 2022 World Citrus Organisation events!
WCO Annual General Meeting 2022
On 1 June 2022 World Citrus Organisation (WCO) members gathered for the organisation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). During the online AGM the WCO Secretariat presented the consolidation of the production and export forecasts for the forthcoming Southern Hemisphere citrus season 2022. This preliminary forecast is collected from member industry associations in Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, South Africa, and Uruguay.
Along with citrus market development updates, the meeting also saw the re-election of WCO’s current co-chairs for a second mandate. Both South Africa and Spain, represented by the Citrus Growers’ Association and Ailimpo, were re-elected to head the organisation for another two years. More information about the WCO AGM 2022 is available here.
WCO networking meeting at Fruit Logistica 2022
During Fruit Logistica 2022, the global fresh produce trade show in Berlin, WCO members present at the fair met for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in an informal networking meeting.
The networking meeting was a long-awaited opportunity for WCO members to catch up and discuss the latest sector and market developments. WCO members were hosted by WCO member San Miguel.
Global Citrus Congress 2021
On 16-17 November 2021 the World Citrus Organisation and CIRAD joined forces with Fruitnet Media International to organise the second edition of the Global Citrus Congress (GCC), a virtual event bringing together leading players from the global citrus industry to identify and assess common challenges and opportunities for the citrus sector.
The GCC took place in a new 24 hour format online with free access for all delegates. Following the success of its first edition in 2020 with over 1200 delegates from over 60 countries, the GCC explored the main citrus global trends of production, trade and consumption through a lively combination of talks, interviews and panel discussions. In addition, delegates were able to interact with each other through the Congress’ platform, as well as attend sessions tailored to European, American & Asian markets on specific timezones.