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Good feedback on new SA plum

The large, red Polaris plum is a new variety of plum that markets are getting a chance to taste. Fruits Unlimited’s Jako van Lill...

SA pulp and paper producer has big plans

Pulp and paper producer, Sappi plans to significantly expand its operations in South Africa, Europe and the US by 2020. The South African group...

Will your tax rescue South Africa?

The South African tax year stretches from 1 March to 28 February of the next year (except for companies that are granted permission for...

Land Bank partners with German Development Bank

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank (Land Bank) recently announced the signing of a R900-million term loan facility secured through the German Development Bank,...

Day Zero only paints half the picture

South Africa is in the grips of a water shortage that is reaching a critical stage. Although much is said about the looming Day...

Producers pleased with first South African lemons

The first South African Eureka lemons harvested in the 2017/2018 season have started arriving in growing numbers at local markets. The upshot of a...

Guaranteed demand for grapes until mid-February

The grape market in South Africa has been severely affected by the drought and other weather conditions. Eddy Kreukniet of the Dutch fruit and...

SA food price inflation slows to 4.9%   

Food inflation for December 2017 was in line with our expectation at 4.9% year-on-year (y/y), from 5.2% in November 2017. This is reflective of...

White grape shortage in SA market

The Hex River harvest is seven to ten days late and is expected to end soon. The market is short on white grapes. The...

SA fuel prices set to decline in February 2018

After a positive start to the year with a marginal decline in fuel prices, February 2018 could bring a further reduction in fuel prices,...