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07 June

Increase citrus yield, packouts and quality with shade nets By Lindi Botha  | In a consumer-driven market that is picky about the appearance of fruit, producing brightly coloured produce with zero blemishes is vital to catch the eye of shoppers. Erecting nets over citrus orchards increases the chances of a superb packout. Lindi Botha reports […]

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26 April

Global fruit and vegetable industry to meet at Macfrut 2024 The global fruit and vegetable supply chain will gather at Macfrut, Rimini Expo Centre, from 8 to 10 May 2024. A 41st edition with record figures: 1,400 exhibitors representing the entire supply chain (+22%); an increased exhibition area of 34,000 net square metres (+20%), which was sold out three […]

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25 April

Maloney’s Eye Cherries “We want to be the leaders in cherry production” On land where one of Gauteng’s most important aquifers surfaces, where traces of human occupation hark back to the Stone Age and the Iron Age, a farming enterprise is planning on becoming South Africa’s dominant supplier of cherries during October, when it’s not […]

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20 January

Top-10 most unusual fruits rapidly gaining popularity – EastFruit According to EastFruit, global trade of exotic fruits is growing extremely fast. We decided to create a top-10 strangest exotic fruits, some of which could even be dangerous if consumed unproperly, but which are becoming popular worldwide. However, let us first determine what is an “exotic fruit”? […]

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