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Egypt lifts SA fresh goods ban as listeriosis threat subsides

Egypt lifts SA fresh goods ban as listeriosis threat subsides

20/09/2018 - 14:32
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries says Egypt's government has lifted its temporary suspension of fresh fruits and vegetable imports from South Africa, which stood as a precaution to prevent the spread of listeriosis there. read more
Italian fruit and vegetable exports set new record

Italian fruit and vegetable exports set new record

18/04/2018 - 15:33
Italian fruit and vegetable exports reached the €5 billion mark last year, growing by 3% compared to 2016, setting a historical record for the sector. read more
Drought challenges fruit industry

Drought challenges fruit industry

22/01/2018 - 11:12
Western Cape fruit farmers and rural communities are under tremendous socio-economic pressure due to the crippling drought, according to the deciduous fruit industry organisation, Hortgro.  read more
The Shoprite Group purchases over 20 million cartons of  Tru-Cape apples and pears

The Shoprite Group purchases over 20 million cartons of Tru-Cape apples and pears

10/10/2017 - 15:49
The Shoprite Group has purchased over 20 million cartons of apples and pears from Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing for its 2 689 Shoprite and Checkers outlets in 15 African countries and the Indian Ocean Islands. read more
Italian fruit & vegetable exports worth €2.3 billion

Italian fruit & vegetable exports worth €2.3 billion

28/09/2017 - 11:08
Italian fruit and vegetable exports in the first half of 2017 reached two million tonnes, and were worth €2.3 billion, according to the Italian fruit growers association Frutimprese. read more
Researchers want healthier food made cheaper

Researchers want healthier food made cheaper

05/07/2012 - 09:16
The government needs to do more to protect South Africans from the lure of junk food by making healthier food cheaper and more readily available, say researchers from the University of the Western Cape. read more
SA farmers court Asian market

SA farmers court Asian market

26/06/2012 - 07:58
Johannesburg - South African maize and citrus farmers are setting their sights on Asia as they grapple with increasing competition in Africa and falling demand in Europe.  read more
Blower-powered bottle dryer helps ensure product integrity cost effectively

Blower-powered bottle dryer helps ensure product integrity cost effectively

09/02/2012 - 09:09
Haus Rabenhorst is a leading producer of the highest quality natural fruit and vegetable juices in Germany, with a history that goes back over 200 years. The product range, which comprises the finest quality un-diluted juices, covers more than 70 different fruit and vegetables. read more
New tech for old fruits

New tech for old fruits

28/06/2011 - 11:54
Green Cell Technologies' enhanced extraction process has transformed the fruit juice manufacturing industry.  read more
ASDA-IPL provides support to emerging South African table grape farmers

ASDA-IPL provides support to emerging South African table grape farmers

31/05/2011 - 08:06
BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 30, 2011: Walmart businesses ASDA and IPL, in conjunction with the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI), recently facilitated a visit of emerging table grape farmers to the United Kingdom.  read more
SA exporters 'bullied by Brits'

SA exporters 'bullied by Brits'

31/05/2011 - 07:38
Cape Town - South African fruit producers supplying the United Kingdom have had enough of supermarkets and their buyers’ bullying tactics, and have now called on the British government to protect them from alleged unethical practices. read more