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COVID-19 INFORMATION AND DOWNLOADS

    We are well aware of the questions surrounding ongoing activities on farms, packhouses, and in the logistics system, including transport of product and workers in light of the lockdown in South Africa. Please click on the links below for more information - we trust this...

COVID-19: UPDATE FROM THE FPEF

Following the announcement on 23 March by President Ramaphosa on additional measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, we have compiled this document to summarise the measures which have an impact on our industry. The most important aspect of the announcement is that the agricultural...

HORTGRO COVID-19: NOTICE 24 March 2020

HORTGRO COVID-19 UPDATE March 24, 2020 We are well aware of the questions surrounding ongoing activities on farms, packhouses, and in the logistics system, including transport of product and workers. We are trying our best to find answers to the many questions, and will disseminate information and...

FRUIT SOUTH AFRICA CEO – ADVERTISEMENT

Previous communication in which you were informed about the resignation of the Fruit South Africa CEO (Konanani Liphadzi refers). The process to fill the position has commenced. The attached advertisement was published in yesterday (22 March)’s Sunday Times. It is also running on social media and electronic...

COVID-19 and the Deciduous Fruit Industry

“Against the background of the COVID-19 outbreak across the world and also in South Africa, the fresh fruit industry has increased efforts to ensure an ongoing supply of safe, quality fruit for local and export markets. Hortgro has created a web page with industry-relevant COVID-19 information,...

Fruit South Africa Chief Executive Officer steps down after six years

Dr Konanani Liphadzi, the first Chief Executive Officer of Fruit South Africa has decided to step down, after six years in the position, in order to pursue other interests. Fruit South Africa is an umbrella organization of the organized South African fruit industries, and has as...

MEDIA RELEASE BY THE DTI: GULFOOD IS A VALUABLE SOURCE OF TRADE

GULFOOD IS A VALUABLE SOURCE OF TRADE LEADS FOR SA COMPANIES The Marketing Manager of Fresh Produce Exporters’ Forum (FPEF), Ms Marletta Kellerman says the Gulfood exhibition is a source of valuable trade leads that can assist the South African companies to pursue further export opportunities...

POST-HARVEST INITIATIVE (PHI): SECOND CALL FOR RESEARCH FUNDING PROPOSALS

On 5th February 2020, the FPEF issued a second call for funding proposals to its partner industry associations under the current PHI-4 Programme funding phase. The ‘call for proposals’ was initiated due to residual funds after allocations were made to industries that committed to co-funding...

AgriCAREERConnect 2020

The FPEF’s graduate placement programme, in which high-calibre black graduates are appointed within FPEF members companies, is a pivotal programme within the FPEF’s transformation strategy. AgriJob, a career portal who work closely with top universities, are responsible for the recruitment of candidates for the FPEF’s...