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South African grapefruit season to end earlier

A very marketable crop of grapefruit, with a size distribution peaking on counts 40 and 45 and a higher percentage of class...

Wind in the Cape reduces soft citrus packouts

The soft citrus season is busy catching up on an initial slow start due to delayed colouring in many areas. With some...

Niche farming in South Africa: A short overview

In this article looks at niche markets in the agricultural industry. We look at a few industries – from fruit and...

Zimbabwe targets Chinese citrus market

According to a statement by foreign affairs and international trade minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo, plans to export citrus products to China are...

Tru-Cape on the right track to reducing plastic use

Although there is a heightened awareness and pressure from consumers and supermarkets, particularly in Europe, to limit plastics and other carbon-emission heavy...

Agricultural Research Council’s Cheeky® pear turns 10

The Agricultural Research Council celebrated ten years of the Cheeky® pear this May. ...

Expert international line-up for Hortgro symposium

The annual HORTGRO symposium will take place from 3-7 June 2019 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West and will feature...

SATI gala-aand/gala evening 2019: Nominees required

Die Suid-Afrikaanse sagtevrugtebedryf vereer jaarliks mense wat ‘n verskil maak en die bedryf bevorder deur hulle harde werk en prestasies.

First blended finance platform for the fruit industry

Hortfin is the first blended finance scheme for the fruit and wine industries and is aimed at fast-tracking the uptake of new entrants and...

Agro-processing of subtropical fruit

Faced with the current economic realities, producers worldwide are searching for new options of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of the...