The National Association of manufacturers and distributors of garlic ( ANPCA ), conducted the assembly, during which it analyzed the current situation of growing and marketing of garlic. Noting that this year due to favorable weather conditions and increasing acreage, a record harvest is expected – 220,000 tons of high quality garlic.
The Greeks intend to expand the production of garlic to provide domestic market, despite the fact that Chinese and Spanish garlic cover the needs of the country.
On may 17, in Marunda city, North Jakarta, police arrested three people on suspicion of smuggling 182 tons of garlic imported from China and India.
In may 16, 2017, a white garlic picking company started on a farm in the province of Malaga – Vega de Antequera, Spain.
In may, in the province of Henan (Hénán), the season began to harvest the early-ripening garlic. This marks a certain turning point in the domestic Chinese garlic market. Fresh garlic is steadily gaining popularity, and demand for garlic from refrigeration stores is shrinking.