Fresh Plaza News

19 September 2018 – Agri renaissance possible for Western Cape. Read more…


Fresh produce trade in Africa continues to be a market leader

19 September 2018 – Despite available land and an abundance of water resources, the great paradox is that Africa cannot feed itself. The continent relies heavily on food imports – most of the countries in Africa is a nett importer of food – as well as food aid. Against this background, there are pressure on currencies and rapid urbanisation is a critical challenge for most countries. Read more…


African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) Press Release

18 September 2018 – AFASA and ANC to meet over issues of land expropriation without compensation.


Old vines take centre stage at CapeWine2018

18 September 2018 – Membership of the OVP has grown by leaps and bounds from 10 members late last year, to over 40 as it currently stands, including a number of cooperative producers, with over 80% of old-vine wines represented within these systems. Read more…


The World’s First Flat Wine Bottle Won an Award for Packaging Innovation

18 September 2018 – And it soon could be used for selling spirits as well. Read more…


How to Integrate smallholder farmers into supply chain

17 September 2018 – It is no longer news that Africa stands to gain an enormous amount through fully realising its agricultural potential. Almost 70% of Africans make a living off agriculture and growth in the sector is eleven times more effective in reducing poverty than growth in any other. Read more…