Farming and Beekeeping Blog

Logbook – Summer 2024

We always insist on the importance of your comments and feedback. That is why last February we asked some of you to help us better understand where we can improve our service, the quality of our products or even the website. We ... Continue reading

Citrusseason 23/24

Another citrus season has come to an end. Before going into detail on the milestones achieved and lessons learned this season, we would like to thank you. Without you, Naranjas del Carmen could not continue to grow. Without people who ... Continue reading

Harvest calendar

[youtube] Our name "Naranjas del Carmen" tells where we come from but does not tell what we have become. Our grandfather started growing oranges in the ... Continue reading

Do we still have winters ?

The consequences of the disruption of the seasons on the agriculture The disruption of the seasons has profound repercussions on many aspects of our planet. For farmers, whose activities depend closely on natural cycles, this poses ... Continue reading

Navel or Salustiana

We love the time when our fields are a lush green and we see the fresh fruit on the branches in a bright orange. In our fields, we harvest oranges from both the navel and the "white orange" family. The Salustiana fruits belong to the ... Continue reading

The Journey of two interns at Naranjas del Carmen

We are Jente and Mette, two enthusiastic food technology students from the Netherlands, and last year we had an exciting adventure at Naranjas del Carmen. Our hearts beat for education, food, and technology, and our journey led us to ... Continue reading

A picture of your tree

An important part of Naranjas del Carmen are our tree adoptions. You have the opportunity to adopt a tree at our fields and eagerly anticipate each upcoming harvest with us. After the adoption, we select a tree and put a nametag on ... Continue reading

The Negrilla Fungus

You may have noticed it before - that dark, powdery layer on the surface of some citrus fruits. That's Negrilla or Fumagina - a fungus that affects the leaves, stems, and even the fruits. Negrilla appears not only on oranges but also ... Continue reading

Why don’t all seedlings survive?

At Naranjas del Carmen we carry out two counts per year of all the trees that are sponsored, this is where the photo team transmits the first count of dead trees to the technical team. Afterwards, one of the agronomists of the ... Continue reading

Analysis of the EVOO of Campillo de Julia, Harvest 2023

Miguel Abad, olive oil technician and person responsible for EVOO at Campillo de Julia, has written this report on the sensory and polyphenol analysis of this year’s EVOO. Technical information Yield: sms. 38,85% ... Continue reading