Europe will always be an important export market for the South African pome fruit sector. However, looking at income growth, population growth, and expectations, Africa and Eastern countries will become more prominent market destinations for South African exports in future.
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Over the last five years, the South African avocado sector harvested approximately 125,000 tons of avocados per annum. South Africa expects an uptick in avocado exports this season of 66,000 tons compared to 60,000 tons in the previous season. Read the full update.
SA Table Grapes Considered a Healthy Industry That Will Continue to Prosper
PMA SA chairperson, Trevor Dukes, looks at 2021 with confidence and optimism as a year to expand our global fresh produce and floral communities to grow a healthier world.
"With powerful words such as fresh, health, essential, purpose, and future that are all linked to our industry, one cannot help but get excited about what 2021 has to offer,” says Dukes.
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