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ORIGINAL ARTICLE: https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9187891/tight-avo-market-but-fuertes-from-tzaneen-will-start-picking-up/ Avocado volumes are surprisingly low on the market, says Ricardo Kotze, avocado specialist at BothaRoodt market agency at the Johannesburg fresh produce market. “We’ve received the first Fuerte, mostly from Tzaneen. There was a little bit from Kenya, just a handful of pallets, at the beginning of January. For the moment there are…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM : http://www.fruitnet.com/fpj/article/180819/avocados-nutritional-value-justifies-water-use No other food offers the same nutritional value per litre of water used to harvest it, according to WAO Avocados’ nutritional benefits justify their water consumption, the World Avocado Organisation has claimed, hitting back at further media reports highlighting the fruit’s irrigation requirements. According to the superfood’s global promotional body, no…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM : https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190508134529.htm  Meals that include fresh avocado can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction A new study released by the Center for Nutrition Research at Illinois Institute of Technology suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight…
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Dear SAMAC Member Feedback on the Macadamia Nursery Association Conducting business in an ethical, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable manner should be a must in every aspect of a business. Over the past decade, the retail industry (and ultimately the consumer) has set very high and demanding standards of ethical sourcing, with a much stronger…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.freshplaza.com/article/2190156/europe-has-come-around-from-greenskin-to-hass-avocado/ Studies helped avocado market to grow “Europe has come around from greenskin to Hass avocado” Demand for avocados increases by double digits every year; quicker than supply, which only grows by single digits. What is the background to the the resounding success of avocados? And could other products experience a similar, tumultuous…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/macadamia-nuts.htm Macadamia nuts are the most expensive nuts in the world per pound. JESSICA MERZ/FLICKR (CC BY 2.0) Perusing the gift shop at the Kona International Airport on the Big Island of Hawaii, I searched for just the right box of macadamia nut treats to show my family I was thinking of them during…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.biznews.com/good-hope-project/2019/11/12/mother-wrong-money-tree-exists   Many of our mothers have told us that money does not grow on trees. But apparently all of these mothers have got it wrong. The good news is that there is a tree that can make money. It is partial to South Africa’s climate and soil conditions. And, all it requires…
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Red Sun Hortitech is proud to announce, that along with the SGASA and SAMAC accreditations, our macadamia and avocado nursery has added a GLOBALG.A.P and ANA accreditation to its list of certifications. “This is a proud moment for us. Our team has worked incredibly hard to achieve these accreditations. As a business, we are focused…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9141239/fantastic-avocado-export-year-as-end-nears-for-south-african-season/ The main volumes of South African avocados are winding down as a couple of growers in Limpopo are clearing out their Edranol and Lamb Hass orchards, along with a bit of Gem, while from KwaZulu-Natal the export season will end in around two weeks’ time. “The export season was fantastic as product…
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