Tough 2022 season sees citrus growers exporting lower than predicted volumes to global markets

Southern African citrus growers packed for export 164.8 million (15kg) cartons to be delivered to global markets in 2022. While this is an increase of 3.2 million cartons when compared to 2021, it is 5.7 million cartons less than what was predicted at the start of the season These[...]

By Specialist Writer|12th December 2022|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , |

New politically motivated EU regulations could see R654 million of SA citrus destroyed

In June, the European Union’s (EU)  Standing Committee on Plant, Animal, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) published drastic, and arguably misinformed, new regulations requiring the cold treatment for oranges heading to the region as a means to address False Coddling Moth (FCM) interceptions from Southern African orange exports. If enforced[...]

By Specialist Writer|13th July 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Gazetting of new citrus export levy will see R1 billion invested into the industry over the next 4 years

The Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa (CGA) welcomes today’s gazetting of the new statutory export citrus levy by the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza. The new levy will be funded by around 1250 citrus growers over the next four years (from 2021 to[...]

By Specialist Writer|11th December 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |
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