South African topfruit season battles through drought

22 May 2018 – HORTGRO, the umbrella body for the deciduous fruit industry, estimates that the apple export volume is 14% lower than last year, while pears showed less of a reduction, 7% down in exports.  Read more…




Insights into the global grains market

21 May 2018 – The global cereal grains market showed an upward trend from 2007 to 2016, expanding by 4% to 2,676 million tonnes in 2016. Read more…







How technology is driving the millennial retail market

17 May 2018 – Over the last decade, the retail industry has seen a shift in how it operates. The exponential increase in online shopping has had a significant impact on how we buy our products. Long gone are the days when purchasing items was done from Monday to Saturday, between a rigid office-hours timeline. […]