Grapefruit Production in Mexico

The grapefruit production in Mexico plays a key role on a global scale. There are three main varieties popularly known as White, Red and Pink Grapefruit. The varieties are mainly identified by the color and are ideal for nectar fruit products. Citrofrut is characterized for the development of over 500 hectares of this fruit making us one of the largest growers of this fruit in Mexico.

Grapefruit worldwide production

During the period concerning 2018-2019, global grapefruit production amounted to about 6.8 million metric tons.

Grapefruit production by country

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the top four grapefruit producers are(in millions of tons):

  1. China - 4,930
  2. United States - 582
  3. Mexico - 468
  4. South Africa - 420.

Mexico grapefruit production

With data from 2019, Mexico is the third largest grapefruit producer in the world, only behind China and the United States, with an annual production of 468 million tons.

Grapefruit production in Mexico is concentrated in the states of Veracruz, Michoacán and Sonora.

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Information about grapefruit

Grapefruit is a citrus fruit that belongs to the Rutaceae family and comes from the Citrus paradisi tree. About 15 centimeters in size, it is covered with a thick and fleshy, yellow or pinkish rind. The grapefruit production in Mexico reaches just over 424 thousand tons per year, being the fourth largest producer in the world.

Our grapefruit products

Thanks to our large hectares of grapefruit, we can offer a great diversity of products derived from this fruit.

Frozen Concentrated Juice

NFC Juice (chilled & aseptic)

Pulp Cells (frozen & aseptic)

Essential Oils

Essences & Aromas


Dry Peel (cattle feed)

Washed Dry Peel

We are the top producers of Tropical Fruits in Mexico

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