Fresh Plaza News

5 July 2021. High potato prices recompense rain losses at planting. Read more…


Rooibos added to EU’s register of iconic geographic indicators

8 June 2021. Read more…


South Africa: Bumper agro exports could exceed last year’s R140 bln mark

2 June 2021. Read more…


Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive month

13 April 2021. Read more…


What SA consumers can expect from food price inflation this year

6 April 2021. Read more…


UK trade deregulation welcomed ahead of steep South African soft citrus growth

21 January 2021. The South African fruit industry is awaiting official confirmation of the news yesterday that citrus trade with the United Kingdom would be deregulated, some citrus exporters reserving comment on the moment. The UK is a very important market for South African soft citrus, particularly those from the Western Cape. Read more…


Agriculture and the consumer’s “right to know” movement

19 January 2021. The pandemic may well be with us for a while but we should not lose sight of other, equally important international trends that may affect the sector. Read more…


South African agriculture to be strengthened by Israeli technology

18 January 2021. A 2017 report by the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa revealed that this country’s food value chain wasted about 10 million tons of food annually. Read more…


Africa’s untapped opportunity: How Africa’s free-trade area could catalyse the agricultural sector’s development

8 December 2020. The African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA) could accelerate the development of sub-Saharan Africa’s agricultural sector and help the continent to become self-sufficient in food production. Read more…


2020: South Africa sends far more fruit to EU and Russia; far less to China

16 November 2020. Read more…