OVERVIEW GLOBAL ORANGE MARKET

27 March 2020. Due to the large-scale COVID-19 outbreak worldwide, the demand for certain products, such as toilet paper, face-masks and disinfectants, has risen to unprecedented levels. Oranges and other citrus fruits are in high demand in the countries affected because they are rich in vitamin C. Read more…


Coronavirus-led changes in consumer behaviour

26 March 2020. With the national lockdown looming, many South Africans have resorted to stockpiling essential supplies. This panic-driven behaviour is aligned with global consumer behaviour trends caused by the different stages of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more…


Freshplaza News

25 March 2020. Two million cartons of lemons already shipped from South Africa. Read more…


SA’s alcohol industry pledges 40k litres of pure alcohol for sanitiser production

24 March 2020. The SA Liquor Brandowners Association (SALBA), the Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) and Vinpro have collectively commited to donate 40,000 litres of pure alcohol for the production of sanitisers, to help fight the spread of the coronavirus in the country. Read more…


A farmer’s guide to coronavirus measures

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results

23 March 2020. As the coronavirus outbreak unfolded at the beginning of March, the survey elicited sobering early appraisals, with expectations of significant business risks and stifled growth prospects for the months ahead. Read more…