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Jaffa Oranges

Volume 464: debated on Monday 2 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Food with what organisation in Palestine contracts are made for the purchase of Jaffa oranges; and if this organisation is the owner of the groves or the intermediary for the owners.

A contract for supplies of oranges from Israel for shipment during the 1948–49 season was made with the Citrus Marketing Board, which represents growers but, so far as is known, does not itself own any groves.