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Summer Citrus from South Africa: 2023 season update

- General News
Summer Citrus from South Africa entered its 25th shipping season with the support of the MSC Shirley and fruit arrived into the U.S. towards the end of May.

Vanguard projects slightly larger South Africa citrus crop

- General News
We have received the full crop estimate for the 2023 citrus crop in South Africa. The latest estimate is 165.6 million cartons, which comes in at 800,000 more than last year.

U.S.-South Africa ag trade hits high in 2022

- Analysis
USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has recently updated its fact sheet on the agricultural economy of South Africa, the largest agricultural producer on the continent.

Oppy expands South African plum volume in second season

- General News
As the first to load South African plums headed for North America after eight years in 2022, Oppy, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce, plans to continue energizing the category with a successful season two.

Mission Produce expands South Africa avocado sourcing through partnership

- International
Mission Produce, Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos and blueberries, today announced a joint venture with ZZ2 Boerdery, one of South Africa’s largest farming companies, and Criterion Africa Partners, a private equity firm developing assets within the forestry value chain in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Summer Citrus from South Africa concludes record season

- General News
Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) announces the conclusion of a successful and record breaking 2022 season. To date, all of the fruit has been shipped and will arrive to the ports before the end of October.

Oppy to offer South African plums to North America

- General News
Strategically bolstering its international presence in recent years, Oppy is among the first to offer South African plums to the North American marketplace following an eight-year hiatus.

Vanguard gives 2021-22 South African grape update

- General News
Before we share our first grape crop update for the 2021-22 season from the South Africa we wanted to do a quick recap on the 2020-21 season.

Southern hemisphere expects another citrus record export year in 2021

- General News
Southern hemisphere citrus growers plan to follow up 2020 record demand with another record export crop in 2021.

Summer citrus from South Africa hosts successful summer promotion

- General News
During its 21st consecutive citrus season, Summer Citrus from South Africa (SCSA) hosted a successful consumer promotion elevating the superior South African fruit during peak season.