GLOBAL OVERVIEW BLUEBERRIES

10 July 2021. The global situation on the blueberry market is generally a positive one. Some countries face issues due to weather extremes, for instance in the US, where supply is slightly lower due to damage from recent heat waves, or logistics, such as in the UK, but in many places slightly reduced supply has lead to higher prices, a positive turn for many. Read more…


Rooibos tea: EU protection is good news for South African agriculture

5 July 2021. The European Union recently added rooibos (red bush) tea to its register of products with a protected designation of origin. The iconic tea is the first African product to receive such status in the EU, and the 40th from a non-EU country. Read more…


Soaring maize prices squeeze South African consumers, stoke inflation

1 June 2021. A global run in the price of maize driven by higher import demand from China, droughts in South America and dry conditions in parts of the United States and Canada have raised local maize prices despite expectations of a bumper 2020/2021 domestic maize crop. Read more…


State of the Potato Industry Address

25 May 2021.Read more…


GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW STRAWBERRIES

21 May 2021. Read more…


South African potato consumption doubles in 10 years

12 May 2021. At the inaugural State of the Potato address, new Potatoes SA CEO Willie Jacobs told delegates that South Africans have eaten twice as many potatoes over the past decade. Read more…