Big opportunities for South African kiwifruit

16 September 2021. A clear focus on commodities with the potential for growth but that have not featured as prominently as crops such as maize, citrus, and wine grapes is also required. One such commodity is the kiwifruit. according to www.cbn.co.za Read more…



AI and retail: A South African conundrum

16 September 2021. Artificial intelligence (AI) is being successfully deployed in the global retail sector, but it needs to be used carefully in the South African context, taking into account specific market characteristics. Read more…


BFAP: Competition in the South African agricultural sector

16 September 2021. This BFAP brief strives to inform the perennial debate on the extent of market concentration in South Africa’s agriculture sector. The complexity of the country’s food system warrants relevant context on the issue, preventing generalisation and over simplification because of some debilitating data challenges.




SA’s top-rated olive oils revealed for 2021

14 September 2021. The annual SA Olive Awards, a premier fixture on the South African olive industry calendar, acknowledges the commitment and the strive for excellence that characterises the country’s local olive oil industry. Read more…


South African Plastics Pact News

13 September 2021. The South African Plastics Pact members have published a first list of problematic or unnecessary plastics, titled “Addressing problematic or unnecessary plastics” for phasing out in 2021 and 2022. Read more…


Agbiz News

13 September 2021. Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index retreats in Q3, 2021.