Southern Hemisphere

WCO forecasts 13% increase in Southern Hemisphere exports 

WCO forecasts 13% increase in Southern Hemisphere exports 

Published on May 27th, 2021

Photo: WCO

The World Citrus Organisation announced the preliminary forecast for the 2021 citrus Southern Hemisphere crop is 22.7 million tons, which represents an increase of 3.18% compared to the 2020 crop. Exports are expected to increase by 12.72% to 3.8 million tons. 

“Keeping the world supplied”: Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit Trade congress

“Keeping the world supplied”: Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit Trade congress

Published on Mar 03rd, 2021

SHAFFE (The Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters) will hold its very first annual Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit Trade congress on 25th March 2021. With the defining theme “Keeping the world supplied”, this first edition will be dedicated to give exclusive insights and market intelligence on the current production and trading situation for key temperate fruit crop under pandemic conditions with contributions from all eight Southern Hemisphere suppliers: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, Uruguay and South Africa.

SHAFFE Annual General Meeting elects new Chilean-Uruguayan presidency team for the term 2021-23

SHAFFE’s future will be sustainable

SHAFFE’s future will be sustainable

Published on Mar 03rd, 2020

 

The Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters (SHAFFE) announced at its Annual General Meeting at Fruit Logistica in Berlin that it will be paying increasing attention to sustainability matters and climatic challenges. This was the message communicated by Konanani Liphadzi, CEO of Fruit SA and president of SHAFFE. The association also discussed the potential repercussions of the EU’s Green Deal for the international fruit trade and welcomed a new member, Brazil’s exporter organisation Abrafrutas.

Southern Hemisphere apple and pear production to rise 2% in 2019

Southern Hemisphere apple and pear production to rise 2% in 2019

Published on Mar 11th, 2019

The 2019 Southern Hemisphere apple and pear crop is projected to be up 2%, although this increase hides a story of significant increases and decreases depending on the individual countries. Speaking at its meeting during Fruit Logistica in Berlin, the World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) announced that total apple production in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand and South Africa is expected to total 5.3 million tons, while pear volumes are set to reach 1.3 million tons. Apple exports are expected to remain be flat at 1.7 million tons.

Diversification in South African citrus market

Diversification in South African citrus market

Published on Apr 26th, 2016

The world’s second largest citrus exporter and number two exporter in the Southern Hemisphere is further diversifying its markets.

The Citrus Growers’ Association represents 100% of the sector’s growers in South Africa.

“We are immensely proud that South Africa is one of the most advanced countries in all aspects of product development,” said Deon Joubert, responsible for market access at the CGA, which also represents 100% of the citrus produced and exported in the country.

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