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February 5, 2018
drought

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, Hortgro. Hortgro […]
November 9, 2016
Breakthrough for South African table grapes in China

Breakthrough for South African table grapes in China

According to South African table grape producers and exporters, one of the biggest breakthroughs since deregulation in agriculture has just been confirmed by the South African […]
November 2, 2016

Breaking news: Fruit South Africa makes inroads in China

1 November 2016 –  Vice Chairperson of Fruit South Africa (Fruit SA) Mr Willem Bestbier signed a Memorandum of Understanding with his counterpart, Vice Chairperson of […]
September 7, 2016
Fresh Produce Exporter’s Forum Graduate Internships 2017

Fresh Produce Exporter’s Forum Graduate Internships 2017

The Fresh Produce Exporters Forum (FPEF) employs a number of initiatives to bring about transformation in the fresh fruit export industry. The FPEF Graduate Internship Program […]
July 24, 2016
FSA expands footprint

FSA expands footprint

Fruit South Africa and the ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA COMMERCIO ESTERO (AICE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote mutual trade and investment opportunities in the […]
July 24, 2016
La Nina rainfall needed

La Nina rainfall needed

As South Africa gets closer to the predicted weakening of the El Nino pattern, and a transition into La Niña, there is a high probability of […]
July 24, 2016
Grape industry survives dry season

Grape industry survives dry season

The hot and dry 2015/2016 South African table grape season has come to an end with most producers indicating that it was one of the most […]
July 24, 2016
SA citrus exports

SA citrus exports

South Africa’s total oranges passed for exports from the first week to week 53 of 2016, compared to the two previous seasons (2015 and 2014). Normally, […]
July 24, 2016
Novel contracts for workers

Novel contracts for workers

Some farmworkers in Limpopo are having their contracts of employment drawn out in comic form so that they can understand them. Most of the workers cannot […]