February 22, 2019

Brexit a hot topic for SA fruit exporters

Brexit is currently a hot topic and South African fruit exporters are watching closely to see how it might influence the value of the pound, according to Roelf Pienaar, managing director of deciduous fruit marketing body […]
August 29, 2018

South African wheat imports under threat

The ongoing heatwaves in Russia, Australia and the EU are bound to negatively affect wheat production in those countries. This will inevitably have a negative impact on South Africa’s imports of wheat and meslin products, according […]
March 23, 2018

African markets might look to South Africa for additional maize supplies

Despite South Africa having over 4.0 million tonnes of maize available for exports in the 2017/18 marketing year following a record harvest, actual exports could only amount to 2.4 million tonnes. This was due to a […]
March 9, 2018

South Africa reveals some comfort for grains outlook as rain hits

In general, rainfall conditions improved over large parts of the country since the end of January, while ongoing rain across some regions has “allowed grains to recover,” according to the report.