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South African avocado growers wish the season would never end

The European market is short on avocados, even more than originally expected, after South Africa and Peru’s giant crops from last year whetted an even wider appetite. After a cautious start to the season which put a lid on prices until May, retail buyers have been requesting their South African supp …

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The Fruit of a Generation

An interview done with our MD, Simon Tattersall, published in Enterprise Africa’s August Issue. https://issuu.com/enterprise-africa/docs/enterprise_africa_47_83_aug_19/82

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Thanks to two newly imported cultivars, South Africans can enjoy avocados the whole year round.

SA reaps rewards of global avocado binge

Booming avocado export markets spur major growth in area planted. Rising global demand for avocados is spurring expansion of the crop in South Africa, which exports about two-thirds of its average annual production of 90 000 tons. Commercial plantings of the healthy, delicious and versatile fruit in …

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Afrupro: piecing together a year-round avocado supply

Afrupro: piecing together a year-round avocado supply

All of South Africa’s large avocado exporting entities are chasing the holy grail of a year-round avocado supply through exploiting all climatic possibilities in the country. Afrupro, which has its origins as an avocado and litchi growers’ cooperative in the Letaba/Tzaneen area, is getting closer to …

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Litchi harvesting 2017/18

Litchi harvesting 2017/18

Below is an outline of the Afrupro Pack house Litchi harvesting instructions for producers during the 2017/18 season: 1. Before the end of September 2017 each producer packing at Afrupro pack house must supply the information to Lizelle Drotskie on office@afrupro.co.za. 2. Fruit samples must be deli …

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Producer Registration

Producer Registration

Our Producer Registration form is now available in our Documents library. Producers are to email their completed form to office@afrupro.co.za. To access the form, please visit our Documents library.

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