South African stone fruit industry reports record volumes

Despite the challenges of the pandemic and having to ship rather than fly most of its stone fruit to the UK, Hortgro said South Africa had one of its most successful seasons in recent memory. This 2020-21 campaign saw increases across the board in exports, including a 29% boost in nectarines where the UK took […]

Produce notes: Jupiter Group will grow South African plums in Greece

Jupiter Group says it will be trialling six new varieties of South African plums in the Northern Hemisphere for the first time. The Global fresh produce grower will be partnering with AS Nestos on the initiative in Kavala, Greece, that will see the growth of plum varieties African Delight, Ruby Star, African Rose, Ruby Sun, Ruby […]