South Africa expects big pome fruit harvest, but shipping costs a concern

South African fruit group Hortgro says exports to UK will continue as planned

South Africa’s Hortgro says it is expecting a record apple and pear crop this season after “near-perfect growing conditions”. The “exceptional” harvests come despite challenges relating to the Covid-19 pandemic and a “few tough years of drought”, it said. Additionally, the expected record volumes come in spite of the Langkloof hail which in January removed […]

Pink Lady gives UK consumers a chance to name apple trees in France

Pink Lady is welcoming the Northern Hemisphere season with a unique promotion for Aldi’s UK customers – the opportunity not only to adopt one of its apple trees in France but a chance to win a trip to its orchards. Some 500 shoppers will have a tree in Nantes named for them on an eco-friendly […]