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Africa’s sugar industry keeps getting sweeter

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The sugar industry in Africa is made up of a dynamic group...

Agri budget speech reveals exciting progress for cannabis production

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The budget speech delivered by the minister of agriculture, land reform and...

Dairy price index of March 2021 higher than in March 2020

The South African Milk Processors’ Organisation (Sampro) has published its report on the international prices of dairy products for April 2021.

New management takes the reins at Loskop Cotton Gin

The management of Vaalharts Cotton, located in Hartswater, officially took over the management of the Loskop Cotton Gin in Marble Hall. The...

Schweppes plans 2 700ha citrus project in Zimbabwe

Schweppes Holdings Africa Limited’s subsidiary, Sunrise Citrus Estates, intends to establish a 2 700ha citrus plantation in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe. The project is...

Founding CEO takes the reins at World Macadamia Organisation

Experienced international marketer, Jillian Laing, has been appointed founding CEO of the newly established World Macadamia Organisation (WMO). New-Zealand-based Laing brings more...

COVID-19’s effect on global cotton trends

Cotton is one of the most significant poverty-alleviating crops in the world. Approximately 150 million people around the globe rely on it...

Farm Fare: Hemp and cannabis in food

The use of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in food and beverages has grown in popularity in recent years. Hemp products and their...

The economy of intensive production

Intensive production refers to any production system thataims to increase yield without increasing the production area. This method of producing food has become a necessity on...

Agro-processing of condiments and seasonings

A condiment is defined as a spice, sauce, or other preparation added to a food product to give it flavour, to enhance...