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Get a taste of SA’s old apple varieties

Tru-Cape’s Heritage Orchard is only open once a year and offers visitors an opportunity to get to know the old apple varieties...

United States research kick-starts pear ripening

This article was originally published on www.goodfruit.com. Click here to read the original article. A genetic discovery in...

Pome fruit: Promising harvest for 2021 despite later season

The pome fruit harvest is underway with positive expectations for 2021. Last year saw a much better winter with enough rain in...

What it takes to grow the best apples in the Ceres...

According to Robert Zulch and his son, Fourie, in order to be the best apple grower on their farm Wakkerstroom in Ceres’...

Deciduous fruit industry recognises excellence

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has forced the South African deciduous fruit industry to present its annual awards digitally this year. “We decided...

Fruit industry jargon cheat sheet

Sometimes knowing the right lingo can make you sound like an industry insider. Just like if you are on a game drive...

An optimistic outlook for pome fruit growers

A normal pome fruit season is anticipated for the 2020 season. With good 2019 winter rain, many of the growers can prepare a good...

Latest trends in apple and pear production

South African apple and pear producers and exporters need to take note of changes and new opportunities in the markets. They also...

Farm fare: Homemade apple chutney

In a recent press release by Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the quality assurance manager, Henk Griessel, shared tips on who consumers can keep fruit fresh...