OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANGO MARKET

10 January 2020. The prospects in South Africa are poor. As a result of the dry weather, the volume has been reduced by 30%. However, the chances of this taking a toll on the export market are not very high, since large growers have sufficient irrigation options at their disposal. Read more…


Macadamia and avocado theft costing South African industry millions

9 January 2020. The popularity and profitability of avocados and macadamias have seen theft of the produce becoming increasingly rampant. In the past season, the macadamia and avocado industries suffered losses of over R160 million (€10.2 mln) and R24 million (€1.54 mln) respectively. Read more…


Growing interest from USA in South African litchis

20 November 2019. Exports to US more than double this season. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

16 July 2019. South African avocado growers wish the season would never end. Read more…


Global demand for avocado has local farmers firmly focused

2 July 2019. According to a 2019 report from the European Union titled Opportunities for South African emerging farmers in the European sustainable market, even with a 4% global market footprint, South Africa is still punching far below the growing avocado demand, which has seen a steep increase in international market prices. Read more…


South African Mango Day

20 June 2019. The South African Mango Growers’ Association (SAMGA) will host its annual Mango Day this year again at Fairview Hotel, Tzaneen. The event to take place on the 19th of July, continuously this event draws considerable local and international interest. Read more…


South African avocados: “Prices aren’t crazy, but good” as much smaller crop comes in

12 June 2019. So far the European market has been much emptier. In fact, there is an approximate 10,000 4kg equivalent carton difference between avocado supplies from all origins in Europe in 2018 and 2019 at week 24. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL KIWIFRUIT MARKET

5 April 2019. Read more…