South Africa: Industry set for a promising pome fruit 2022 harvest

17 January 2022. Read more…


South African guava cultivar program to reinvigorate industry

5 January 2022. The Agricultural Research Council is undertaking various trials aimed at making guava production more profitable. With guava wilt disease (GWD) having almost obliterated the guava industry in the rest of South Africa, production is set to grow substantially in the Western Cape, which is still free from this highly contagious fungal disease. Read more…


UK demand for South African apples and pears is growing

6 December 2021. South African apple and pear exports rose 9% in 2021, with 33 million cartons of apples and 15.5 million cartons of pears shipped across the globe. Read more…


South African Table Grape Industry

2 December 2021. New grape varieties increase the competitiveness of the Northern Cape. Read more…


South Africa: Stone fruit outlook 2021/22

25 November 2021. Read more…


New South African stone fruit campaign focuses on retailer promotions

25 November 2021. This year, Hortgro, which represents South African deciduous fruit growers, is expecting good export figures for plums and nectarines in particular. Read more…


Agricultural Research Council South Africa presents low-chill apples for warmer climates

17 November 2021.The Agricultural Research Council in South Africa has launched a new range of Afri apple varieties that can thrive under warmer climatic conditions. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

21 October 2021. Slow start for stone fruit due to cold spring in the Western Cape. Read more…


Blueberries exports from South Africa

4 October 2021. Read more…