As of the end of October, 51 South African consignments of oranges affected by the Citrus Black Spot fungus have been detected, the highest ever number. What’s more, of the […]
Despite industry consolidation resulting in limited expansion, South Africa’s deciduous fruit production is expected to grow marginally as plantings come into production.
Wed 29/11/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Spanish citrus organisation Intercitrus is once again questioning the “aesthetic” measure adopted by South African operators to suspend shipments since September 15, not only because it is the seventh time […]
Wed 25/10/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
South African avocados have been granted access to the Chinese market. The export agreement was signed by South Africa’s Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza and […]
Thu 28/09/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
63.5 million cartons (4.5kg equivalent) of table grapes were exported by South Africa in the 2022/2023 season.
Mon 18/09/2023 by Pierre Escodo
South African avocado producers and exporters are celebrating having gained access to China, following the signing of a new agreement at the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) […]
Tue 05/09/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Spanish interprofessional organisation Intercitrus has begun proceedings to demand “documentary evidence and a verification system” from the European Commission that South Africa is complying with cold treatment requirements in its […]
Tue 29/08/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
The South African Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA) has called on the country’s president Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene to persuade the EU to change its rules on fungal disease on citrus, […]
Wed 23/08/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
South Africa’s Citrus Growers Association (CGA) has said that the funding released to black growers under the Economic Transformation of Black Citrus Growers Programme is reaping dividends. “We are proud […]
Tue 08/08/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
South Africa Apples & Pears
The South African apple and pear industry has reported that apple exports will be down by 11 per cent, while pears will be 20 per cent lower than last year. […]
Thu 20/07/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Despite France’s stone fruit production being far smaller than in neighbouring Spain and Italy, the country leads the way in varietal development.
Mon 03/07/2023 by by Pierre Escodo
Present in 48 countries around the world, Spar is aware of its responsibility when it comes to sustainability and responsible food retailing.
Mon 03/07/2023 by By Pierre Escodo