South Africa: late Orange River season reduces amount of grapes for Chinese New Year

15 January 2019 – European grape market under pressure, but Canada offers welcome surprise. Read more…


Difficult run-up to apple harvest in eastern South Africa due to weather

10 January 2019 – Weak local economy and currency could stimulate exports to markets in the Middle and Far East. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

6 December 2018 – More pre-Christmas grapes on the way from Cape Town than last year. Read more…


South Africa: Electricity cuts a great irritation to fruit industry

4 December 2018 – Power outages are not new, but it’s unusual for Eskom to cut electricity during summer, and for stonefruit packhouses it couldn’t come at a worse time. Read more…


Market access sustains SA’s fresh fruit industry

28 November 2018 – A high-level Fruit South Africa (FSA) delegation has just concluded a trip to South Korea, Japan and China to follow up on market-access related matters with the relevant government authorities. Read more…


Good retail relationships and quality will carry South African grapes through the season

6 November 2018 – US-China trade wars will force traditional exporters to the US to look elsewhere. Read more…


Freash Plaza News

29 October 2018 – OVERVIEW GLOBAL PEAR MARKET. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL APPLE MARKET

19 October 2018. Read more…