Researchers reflect on 30 years of potato breeding in South Africa

22 March 2019 – Potato production has a rich history in the Republic of South Africa (RSA). The first breeding programme in that country was initiated by the late Dr JE van der Plank back in 1950. Over the years, the focus of the breeding programme shifted from seed security and virus resistance in the […]


Michelangelo on par with global trends as sales of award stickers rocket

21 March 2019 – More than ever, wine and spirits producers are understanding and valuing the relevance of serious competitions – a factor underscored by drinks competitions globally reporting not just an increase in entries, but a sharp escalation in the demand from successful producers for winners’ stickers. Read more… (Visited 17 times, 17 visits […]



ABSA Agribusiness

20 March 2019 – Feedlot Market Report Period: 4 – 10 Mar 2019 (Week 10) (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)


SA beef export market reopens to the Middle East

20 March 2019 – The recently held Gulfood Trade Show 2019, which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, saw the reopening of beef trade between South Africa and the Middle East. Read more… (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)


Prospects of South Africa’s avocado exports

20 March 2019 – The South African avocado market faces a threat due to a possible future ban. South Africa is the major producer of avocados in Africa and the 12th global producer of the fruit. Avocados are a subtropical fruit and are grown mostly in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal. Read more… (Visited 3 times, […]


EIU Report

20 March 2019 – Worldwide cost of living 2019 report. (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)



Agbiz Press Release

18 March 2019 – Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index improves marginally in Q1 2019 (Visited 4 times, 4 visits today)