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Vanguard International hits milestone for South Africa imports

Vanguard International, Issaquah, Wash., has been named a gold-level member of Tru-Cape’s Millionaires’ Club, purchasing 2.5 million cartons of apples and pears from the South African exporter.

Summer Citrus from South Africa sponsors Fresh Summit reception

The borders may remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Summer Citrus from South Africa is able to participate in the Produce Marketing Association’s virtual Fresh Summit Oct. 13-15.

Mission Produce start South African avocado partnership

Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, is expanding its global avocado network with a partnership to market South African fruit to Europe and Asian markets, including China.

South Africa citrus exports predicted to rise

South Africa citrus production and exports will continue to rise in 2020, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

Taste of Summer promotes South African citrus

Summer Citrus from South Africa is bringing back the Taste of Summer sweepstakes, asking consumers to share their experience on social media.

As U.S. demand rises, easy peelers lead South African export growth

Duty-free access to the U.S. market is one factor in rising production and exports of South African citrus, according to a new report.

South Africa looks to summer citrus plans

In Citrusdal, South Africa, members of Summer Citrus from South Africa have made plans for the summer season of U.S. imports.

South African citrus leader Van der Merwe united growers

Gerrit van der Merwe Sr., who was instrumental in setting up the collaborative structure South African citrus growers use in determining exports to the U.S., has died.

Despite drought, South Africa summer citrus volumes to rise

Faced with a drought that threatened residential water supplies in the Western Cape, Summer Citrus from South Africa says technology, innovation and best practices ensured citrus growers will have a prosperous season.