PMA Fresh Connections 2020

24 August 2020. South Africa: Despite huge logistical challenges still a fantastic fresh produce season. Read more…


Defending tomorrow: The climate crisis and threats against land and environmental defenders

31 July 2020. First line of defence against climate breakdown. Yet despite clearer evidence than ever of the crucial role they play, far too many businesses, financiers and governments fail to safeguard their vital and peaceful work. Read more…


How a global pandemic could strengthen agribusiness in Africa

14 July 2020. As supply chains around the world are disrupted and the demand for certain types of food drops in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, questions have begun to emerge about Africa and its ability to ensure food security for its citizens. Read more…


Global food commodity prices rebound in June

7 July 2020. Global food commodity prices have risen for the first time since the beginning of the year driven by a rebound in vegetable oils, sugar and dairy quotations. However, in the cereals and meat markets, most prices remained under downward pressure amid market uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more…


South Africa posts healthy agricultural trade surplus

10 June 2020. The South African agriculture sector has increased its trade surplus by 16% in the first quarter of 2020, with minimal disruptions experienced due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

9 June 2020. ‘No justification for vegetable pricing structure in South Africa.’ Read more…


A positive outlook for SA’s agricultural exports

19 May 2020. Since about 2014, South Africa has fortunately remained a net exporter of beef so, from a food security perspective, the closures of certain plants in key exporting countries presents minimal risk to us. From an export perspective, trade without our key partners remains on a solid footing. Read more…


Coronavirus: Update on agri events

21 April 2020. Read more…


NAMC Market Intelligence Report

15 April 2020. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

15 April 2020. African farmers face hard times as export market access diminishes. Read more…