Adriana Ferreira Silva, Geraldo Sant’Ana de Camargo Barros, Margarete Boteon
Abstract:The Brazilian citrus chain is comprised by an upstream farm sector, made up of numerous heterogeneous (by size and technology) farm units serviced by input suppliers, and a downstream segment consisting of a small number of processing industries. Our study examines the behavior of citrus pricing along this supply chain, focusing on the relationship between orange juice prices established in international markets and orange fruit prices paid to Brazilian farmers. Results indicate that the price of ora…
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