The avocado season is just kicking off in the warmer areas of Limpopo Province such as Mooketsi and Levubu with the Fuerte and Maluma cultivars. The very first export consignments have left to reach the market in week 12. South Africa’s green skinned avocados are primarily destined for Russia, and Eastern and Southern European countries. However, the demand for the Hass avocado is growing in these countries. The South African avocado industry is waiting for bilateral negotiations on pears to conclude, for work to start on access for South African avocados to China. Click here to read more. – Fresh Plaza