/NEWS
907, 2018

SA navel quality looking good

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South African navel quality is “ten times better than last year”, says a trader dealing with navels from the Eastern Cape, with very low levels of spoilage and quality problems, just some wind scarring, influencing [...]

907, 2018

Turkey expects bigger citrus volumes

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“Exporters compete with each other, rather than with other origins. We already deal with an overproduction of mandarins in my opinion. Some of the growers have started to cut trees that are not promising to [...]

907, 2018

Development funding for land reform, not EWC

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Agri SA presented its solutions to the slow pace of land reform at a workshop hosted by the F.W. de Klerk Foundation in Johannesburg last week. The context to the debate is the motion of [...]

907, 2018

South Africa to produce more citrus fruits this season

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Given the expansion of the acreage and the ideal weather conditions recorded in the main producing regions of Limpopo, the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga, South Africa expects its citrus production to increase this season. The [...]

907, 2018

Worker exploitation could affect your brand’s success

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The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) says that consumers are basing more of their purchasing decisions on ethical considerations, such as labour exploitation, so growers need to make sure they are doing the right thing to [...]

907, 2018

German fruit & veg market grows

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After the US, Germany comes second as an importer of fresh fruit and vegetables. Last year, Germany imported 8.9 million tonnes with a value of 10.5 billion euro. A record amount, both in quantity and [...]