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Solutions for fruit exporters’ pesticide residue headaches

At 2,7 million tonnes per year, South Africa is the largest fresh fruit exporter by volume in the southern hemisphere. Local produce is sold in 92 countries around the world, ranging...

Fruit exporters get state of the art cooling facility

The month of June saw the commissioning and opening for business of the latest cold storage facility from SAFT (Southern African Fruit Terminals) a subsidiary of the Belgium owned SEA-invest Group. The...

‘Opportunity for SA to increase grain exports to Zimbabwe’

News that Zimbabwe’s government has significantly relaxed import and pricing controls on staple foodstuffs, is an opportunity for South Africa to increase exports of maize and wheat to its neighbour, according...

Comments open for draft AgriBEE Sector Code

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF,) together with the AgriBEE Charter Council, on Monday announced the approval of the Draft Amended AgriBEE Sector Code, in terms of section 9...

“Poor will bear brunt of proposed sugar tax”

According to the IOL, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s plan of introducing a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is likely to hurt the poor the most. Mapule Ncwana, the Beverage Association...

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New Engen 1app pushes all the right buttons

Engen has announced the arrival of their new Engen 1app, which conveniently offers motorists a safe and contactless way to pay. As South Africa eases the Covid-19...

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