South African ginger competes with Chinese imports

19 July 2018 – Major retailers aim to support local product. Read more…


The empowering impact of macadamia trading on the SA economy

18 July 2018 – From humble beginnings to an export powerhouse, the South African macadamia industry is the largest producer of macadamia nuts worldwide. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

13 July 2018 – Enormous potato production potential in Africa. Read more…


World Grain News

12 July 2018 – SHIPPING MARKETS IN CHAOS OVER TRADE WAR. Read more…


#AgriMarkets: The weather remains a vital part of the discussion in SA wheat market

10 July 2018 – The weather remains a vital part of the discussion in the South African wheat market as the crop is still in its early stages of development. The discussion will lean towards the Western Cape because of its 64% contribution to the intended area of 500,500 hectares of wheat in the 2018/2019 production season. Read more…


Forecast of 2018 summer crop increased

3 July 2018 – The size of the expected commercial maize crop has been set at 13,207 million tonnes, which is 2,31% or 298 700 tonnes more than the previous forecast of 12,909 million tonnes. The area estimate for maize is 2,319 million hectares, while the expected yield is 5,70 tonnes per hectare. Read more…


South African blueberry production aims to close local supply gap

2 July 2018 – There has been a brisk increase in blueberry plantings over the last couple of years, among which early-bearing varieties for this time of year when there’s not a lot of blueberries available on the market. Read more…