Fresh Plaza News

22 October 2020. South African lemons a hair’s breadth away from better China access. Read more…


Annual survey reveals plastics recycling figures for 2019

21 October 2020. On behalf of Plastics SA, a detailed survey into the state of the South Africa’s plastics recycling industry is conducted annually by independent consultant Annabé Pretorius of Plastix 911. The results, featuring the plastics recycling figures for the year ending December 2019, were recently released. Read more…



New campaign to highlight the versatility of potatoes

20 October 2020. Potatoes South Africa (PSA) has launched a new campaign under the tagline Amazambane for Life – I Love Potatoes. Amazambane is a Zulu word which means potatoes and “for life” relates to potatoes’ numerous health benefits. Read more…


Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards honours SA’s top producers

20 October 2020. The 2020 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards has honoured 24 of South Africa’s top producers. During an informal presentation held at Grand Roche in Paarl – in lieu of the usual annual awards ceremony – 21 trophies were handed out, together with three special Grand Prix awards. Read more…



Namibia expects above average table grape crop

19 October 2020. The Namibian Grape Growers Association (NGGA) has just completed its forecast for the 2020/21 season. The crop estimate for export table grapes is 7.4 million 4.5kg equivalent cartons, from week 43 to week 2. Read more…



Feeding the world sustainably

19 October 2020. Green technologies, biotech advances, and artificial intelligence could help tame agricultural emissions and waste, while safeguarding ocean resources. Read more…