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GULFOOD DUBAI

The FPEF's Marketing Manager, Ms Marletta Kellerman is representing the FPEF at Gulfood Dubai from 16-20 February at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The South African pavilion is in Hall Shk Rashid Hall and the stand number of FPEF is stand R-B36.  ...

FREEK DREYER – CERTIFICATE OF MERIT AWARD

Freek Dreyer of ZEST Fruit recently received recognition for his work in growing South African fresh fruit exports to Russia.  He was awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Russian Federation. We would like to extend our heartiest...

FRUIT LOGISTICA BERLIN 2020

If you are attending Fruit Logistica Berlin, why not head over and say hi to the FPEF team in Hall 26, Stand D-19. ...

UPDATE: BAN ON HI-CUBE CONTAINERS

Industry hopes that the moratorium on hi-cube ban could still be signed, allowing hi-cubes on the road for at least the next 18 months. New year brings unpleasant hi-cube container disappointment for South African fruit and freight industries Hi-cube 40ft containers, making up around 75% of worldwide...

SOUTH AFRICAN TRANSPORT LEGISLATION KICKED DOWN THE ROAD

There is further relief for the South African fruit sector as the introduction of the new transport law is postponed yet again. It is unlikely that damaging legislation governing transportation of hi-cube containers in South Africa will come into effect before mid-2021. Please click on the link...

FRUIT ATTRACTION – MADRID

Fruit Attraction took place in Madrid from 22-24 October 2019. The FPEF stand under the banner of Fruit SA was incredibly busy. Ambassador Mtintso together with the FPEF CEO, Mr Anton Kruger opened the show.        ...

World Citrus Organisation: More nations set to join

More countries, including Brazil, Uruguay, Turkey and Egypt, are expected to join the newly established World Citrus Organisation, whose formation was confirmed this week in Madrid (22 October 2019).   Read the full article by clicking on the attachment below: world-citrus-organisation-more-nations-set-to-join...

RUSSIA OPEN FOR MORE SA FOOD PRODUCTS

The Russian market is open for more South African food products but South African companies require to strengthen their marketing efforts in order to penetrate the market successfully and increase their presence. This is the view of the Head of Food and Agriculture at the...