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…


Prospects of South Africa’s avocado exports

20 March 2019 – The South African avocado market faces a threat due to a possible future ban. South Africa is the major producer of avocados in Africa and the 12th global producer of the fruit. Avocados are a subtropical fruit and are grown mostly in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal. Read more…


Macadamia industry, government collaboration needed to secure competitive advantage

14 February 2019 – South Africa’s macadamia industry is the largest producer globally, but its competitive advantage could be under threat due to a lack of collaboration with government. Read more…


Freshplaza News

30 November 2018 – OVERVIEW GLOBAL MANGO MARKET. Read more…


OVERVIEW GLOBAL POMEGRANATE MARKET

10 September 2018 – The pomegranate market is at a tipping point. The last Peruvian pomegranates are on the market in Europe, while the first early varieties are already being harvested in the Mediterranean countries and the US. European traders look back on a difficult summer with large volumes and a low price. Now the sector is preparing for a European season with small sizes. The first pomegranates have also been harvested in California and India. This is an overview of the world market. Read more…