Southern Africa

South African pome fruit sector set for record exports in 2021

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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Upcoming Events for PMA SA in 2021

13 October - Nelspruit
2 December - Centurion

9-10 November - Venue TBC

23 September - Corporate social investment
27 October - Retail industry
24 November - Africa Agtech
09 December - Berry industry

Room for Growth in South African Avocado Sector

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

The South African table grape industry has been growing for some time, and that trend is expected to continue, according to speakers at the latest monthly broadcast by the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Southern Africa in partnership with Beanstalk.Global. Read the full update. 

Message From PMA SA Chairperson, Trevor Dukes

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.

Watch the full video to learn about PMA’s six core focus areas and how you can benefit as member. For more information, email [email protected] or WhatsApp us on +27 66 186 3616.

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South Africa Contact

Anouk Sijmonsma

Anouk Sijmonsma

Regional VP Asia/Africa/Europe/Australia/New Zealand

+1 (302) 607-2197

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Lianne Jones

Country Manager Southern Africa

+27 (0)82 496 9678

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