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SA shaping the taste of the fruit market

Carolize Jansen of Fresh Plaza recently met with Tanith Freeman, product developer at Dutoit in Ceres, to discuss export market trends for nectarines, stone...

Mpact expands packaging factory for citrus

Mpact has opened its newly expanded corrugated packaging factory in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. The R150m investment is centred on a new German-made state-of-the-art...

SA fruit and wine exports to benefit from US-China trade war

South African wine, fruit and nut producers can expect increased demand from China in the next few months after that country implemented a 15%...

New SA table grape launched in Berlin

Meet Joybells. Undoubtedly one of the most promising table grape varieties to emerge from South Africa. The South African breeding programme for table grapes received...

Produce marketers should focus on emotion

The Produce for Better Health Foundation is emphasising marketing to emotion with images accompanied by the hashtag #morehappinessmatters. Focusing on happiness rather than health...

No listeria on South African apples

A false report is currently in circulation about listeria linked to South African apples. The deciduous fruit industry body, Hortgro, said in a statement...

Global shortages in banana market

According to an article on Fresh Plaza, there is currently a considerable shortage in the banana market. This is partly because many banana ripeners...

Drought challenges fruit industry

Western Cape fruit farmers and rural communities are under tremendous socio-economic pressure due to the crippling drought, according to the deciduous fruit industry organisation,...

South African litchis enter empty European market

In what has generally been an off year for South African litchi producers, one farm considers itself fortunate for many reasons. Not only did...

South Africa: Unpredictable plum season

The plum season in SA is proving to be a turbulent ride with unexpected overlap between cultivars whose harvests normally run concurrently. A lower...