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25 October

Next-generation fruit drying just became the new standard – Dynamic Dryers International With agriculture being considered as one of the most important economic activities in the continent of Africa, employing two-thirds of the population and making between 20 to 60 per cent of each individual country’s GDP, it comes to no surprise that there is […]

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25 October

Reservoir Liners from Power Plastics Good water storage management is the backbone of successful agricultural and industrial operations. Poorly managed water assets can lead to losses with a significant financial impact, never mind the wastage of a precious natural resource. A well-designed reservoir liner is the first step to optimising the storage facility, according to […]

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24 October

Egli Engineering Celebrates 47 Successful Years of Reliable Packaging Machinery When Gus Egli arrived in South Africa from Switzerland, his personal vision evolved into an engineering powerhouse for the vertical, form, fill and seal (VFFS) packaging industry. Maryke Foulds tracks the company’s ongoing investment in a new custom-built facility, sound operating principles and quality processes. […]

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24 October

Ag Aviation Africa 2022 Conference – Bona Bona Game Lodge Air Tractor makes agribusiness sense, and this was on full display with some of the best farmers and operators in Africa celebrating their adoption of the aerial application technology with Ag Aviation Africa and the larger community. Following the high-paced post-pandemic rush of 2022, which […]

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24 October

Farm Costing Solutions a “game-changer”, says Young Farmer of the Year 2022 Farm Costing Solutions client Ian Cunningham (37) recently won the Agri Western Cape Santam Young Farmer of the Year award. Cunningham, who cultivates fruit and wine grapes, attributes the award to innovative farming methods, bold deal making and inclusive labour practices. In 2009, […]

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27 September

Prosper Cashew Convenes Industry Stakeholders to Transform Cashew Processing in Nigeria The project, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress (FFPr) and implemented by TechnoServe, gathered key industry players in Abuja today ABUJA, Nigeria, September 26, 2022/ — Today, representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Embassy […]

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16 August

California grower pilots autonomous drone harvest pilot program HMC Farms® has partnered with Tevel Aerobotics Technologies to pilot their drone harvesting system utilizing Flying Autonomous Robots. Each robot has the ability to fly, locate fruit, harvest and place the fruit all on its own with no human interaction required.  Flying Autonomous Robots in HMC Farms […]

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17 July

IFPA Southern Africa Conference – An essential event for everyone in fresh produce The inaugural Southern Africa Conference hosted by the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is set to take place from 17–18 August 2022 at the Century City Conference Centre, Century City, Cape Town, South Africa.  Building on the legacy of PMA’s Fresh Connections, […]

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13 July

Zambeef Unveils $100 Million Growth Plan Wheat harvesting at Zambeef’s Mpongwe Farms LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambeef Products has unveiled a US$100 million expansion plan that will double its Mpongwe Farms crop production while adding associated value and capacity to the company’s stockfeed, meat processing and retailing operations. The investment will ensure national food security and boost […]

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11 July

Welcome to the 6th edition of The African Agripreneur! The focus of this edition is to showcase the exciting opportunities there are in the agricultural sector in Africa, by providing new ideas for African Agripreneurs!  This edition provides some wonderful success stories of African Agripreneurs in some unique farming, product, and technology ventures. I trust […]

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