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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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Macadamia production in the northern areas of South Africa is expanding, with the country leading the world in exports ORIGINAL ARTICLE : http://www.fruitnet.com/eurofruit/article/179616/south-africa-tops-macadamia-league South African macadamia production is increasing rapidly and the country is now the leading world exporter. This has led to the establishment of a producer organisation as a separate independent entity outside Subtrop,…
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Red Sun Hortitech director, Mark Hassenkamp says as macadamia trees can take anything between four to seven years to reach optimal yields, his advice to farmers is to plant a well-balanced spread of cultivars based on the assessment of region and farm specific analysis to guarantee the investment is hedged for future demand. “It’s not…
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We support the incredible work being done by Recruitagri. They expose graduates, who already have a diploma or degree in agriculture, to theoretical classes backed-up by a practical learning experience, resulting in employable graduates. The work they do in terms of equipping graduates with skills and knowledge to succeed in the workplace is instrumental in…
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