South Africa must prioritize market access to grow berry industry

27 November 2019. Industry overview. Read more…


Local nut production continues to increase

26 November 2019. South Africa’s diverse climatic conditions are suited to the production of most nuts, including groundnuts (peanuts) and tree nuts. Macadamia and pecan nuts are the predominant tree nut crops grown in the country. Read more…


Global ranking shows onion yields from 1962 – 2017

6 November 2019. How have the various countries of the world’s onion yields differ from one another throughout the years?  Read more…


Maize production holds great potential for the African continent

29 October 2019. According to Euromonitor International’s new report, Maize Meal: A Look at the Ultimate Staple in Sub-Saharan Africa, maize meal is a staple food for about 50% of the population in the region with South Africa, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Egypt representing the largest producers, accounting for 40% of the continent’s production and 0.3% of global maize production in 2017. Read more…


Seed potato growers meet in Cape Town

18 September 2019. The bi-annual Potatoes South Africa Seed Potato Growers’ Forum is meeting in Cape Town at the moment, discussing how the industry can adapt and benefit from the changes that technology and the challenges that a changing environment bring. Read more…