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2208, 2018

Fall Armyworm invasion could be global

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Fall Armyworm invasion could be global

A research paper, prepared by a group of scientists from non-profit The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) and the University of Exeter, UK has warned that the invasion by Fall Armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda) [...]

2208, 2018

Chile wants its citrus fruit to enter China as a group

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Chile wants its citrus fruit to enter China as a group

Chilean exporters have been proposing for a long time that China consider allowing the entry of their citrus fruits as a whole and not just individually. Ronald Bown, the president of Asoex, emphasized that neither [...]

2208, 2018

Targeting food waste in SA

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on Targeting food waste in SA

Dearman’s liquid nitrogen refrigeration technology is to be used in a project to reduce the waste from fruit and vegetable harvests in South Africa. Food waste in South Africa is estimated to be worth £4.7bn [...]

2208, 2018

Hortgro calls for meaningful and economically sustainable land reform

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on Hortgro calls for meaningful and economically sustainable land reform

The deciduous fruit industry organisation, Hortgro, said in a statement today that it recognises and supports meaningful, sustainable and economically viable land reform in the agricultural sector as a means to include previously disadvantaged agriculturists. [...]

908, 2018

Citrus export ship to Asia is positive news for SA

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on Citrus export ship to Asia is positive news for SA

If the Western Cape were a country, it would be the world's fifth largest exporter of citrus fruits. South Africa is currently the second biggest exporter of citrus in the world after Spain, accounting for [...]

708, 2018

South African farmers in a good position

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on South African farmers in a good position

Farmers and others in the agricultural value chain do not always know who is really in charge. This is according to Lindie Stroebel, Southern Africa’s CEO of the product marketing association, PMA. She said at [...]