Agri Trends: Vegetable market report – Global onion shortages to influence local market prices

Average monthly prices for onion portrayed increases, off the back of a decrease in volumes supplied. Cabbage market trends Average cabbage prices followed increasing price trends by 8,2% week-on-week and 29,2% month-on-month. Monthly averages increased from R2 476 per ton to R3 200 for the week ending on March[...]

By Specialist Writer|8th March 2024|Categories: Articles, Crop production|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Absa raises R1.5 million for sustainable food gardens, bringing green initiatives to schools across five provinces through the Absa Run Your City Series

Absa has reaffirmed its commitment to making a meaningful impact in the communities it serves, by launching sustainable food gardens in schools across five provinces. As the proud title sponsor of the Absa Run Your City 10K Series since 2021, the bank unveiled its 2023 campaign, aptly named “Together[...]

By Specialist Writer|6th February 2024|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , |

Absa acquires minority stake in agritech start-up, Khula!

In line with its strategic intent to be a digitally-powered business that is committed to transformation, Absa Bank has acquired a minority stake in the agritech start-up, Khula! App Pty Ltd. Through its award-winning app, Khula! has built an ecosystem of three platforms that addresses challenges across the agricultural[...]

By Specialist Writer|11th May 2023|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: |

Sernick Group announces collaboration with Absa

The Sernick Group can now commence with the second phase of its Developing Farmers Programme in the Free State thanks to grant funding from Absa. Between 2018 and 2020 the Sernick Group, together with The Jobs Fund at National Treasury, implemented the highly successful Sernick Developing Farmers Programme. The[...]

By Specialist Writer|6th September 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , |
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