Agribusiness prospects in East and Southern Africa: Investor shares his insights

Locally produced agricultural products to supply Angola’s retailers and animal feed for poultry and fishery companies. These are just two of the agribusiness opportunities in Southern and Eastern Africa, according to Henri de Villeneuve. De Villeneuve has decades of experience … Continue reading Agribusiness prospects in East and Southern Africa: Investor shares his insights

‘Biggest challenge for the South African citrus season lies in logistics’ – FruitOne

The Citrus Growers Association of South Africa released the 2021 citrus production estimate last week and are anticipating a record crop for the region. Favourable weather conditions in the northern production regions have resulted in a good citrus blossom and … Continue reading ‘Biggest challenge for the South African citrus season lies in logistics’ – FruitOne

Expectations that the return of the school year in SA won’t boost banana sales like before

After months of shut schools, in a number of South African provinces like Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal school are finally re-opening for the new school year coming Monday. Traditionally a new school term heralds boosted sales of bananas and apples, but … Continue reading Expectations that the return of the school year in SA won’t boost banana sales like before

South African citrus celebrates record breaking export season with 146 million cartons of fruit

“Ten months ago, in March 2020, we predicted a bumper export season, estimating that export volumes would reach 143 million cartons of fruit. Now that the final export figures are in, we can announce a record-breaking 2020 export season that … Continue reading South African citrus celebrates record breaking export season with 146 million cartons of fruit

2020 was a solid year for the SA fruit industry despite the many challenges

After a strong finish in 2020 with double-digit growth in apple and pear sales compared to the previous year, Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest exporter of South African apples and pears, is positive about the year ahead. While uncertain market … Continue reading 2020 was a solid year for the SA fruit industry despite the many challenges