Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Industry in South Africa

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  • Exporter Guide 2012

    A growing consumer demand for convenience foods is driving up imports of consumer-oriented products.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 30 Dec 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Citrus Annual 2012

    South Africa ranks as the world’s second largest exporter of fresh citrus fruit by volume behind Spain.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 27 Dec 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual 2012

    South African Table Grape Exports Grow While Apples and Pears Remain Relatively Flat.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 28 Nov 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Grain and Feed Quarterly Update

    Post forecasts a five percent increase in South Africa’s corn area for the 2012/13 MY to 3.3 million hectares.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 17 Nov 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Sugar Semi-annual 2012

    Sugar cane production is expected to increase by 10 percent to 18.6 MMT in the 2012/13 season on better climatic conditions.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 9 Nov 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

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  • Deciduous Fruits in South Africa

    Deciduous fruit production in CY2009 is forecast relatively stable with apple production decreasing slightly, while pear production rises slightly. Table grape production is down slightly year on year. Estimates for fresh domestic consumption of table grapes are higher, reflecting improved data collection.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Seeds and Grain Production

    South Africa’s 2009/10 marketing year commercial corn crop is estimated at 11.2 million tons on 2.4 million hectares. The corn crop yield is estimated at 4.62 tons per hectare which will be the highest corn yield per hectare ever recorded in South Africa.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Agribusiness in South Africa

    This report measured and analyzed the competitiveness of the agribusiness sector in South Africa. Currently, the agribusiness sector in South Africa is in a declining phase in terms of its competitiveness status. The major reason for this trend is the reality that the South African competitive environment for...

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Grape production in South Africa

    For the 2009/10 marketing year (crop harvested in 2009) total raisin production is estimated at 29, 995MT almost 25 percent lower than in the 2008/09 marketing year. The lower production has been a result of severe cold along the Orange River production area during the blooming stage of the grapes.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Canned Fruits in South Africa

    South Africa’s estimated production for canned deciduous fruit declined slightly in marketing year 2008/09 compared with the previous year’s production due to poor weather conditions. Canned apricots are estimated at 31,190 MT;

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

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  • Biotech Labeling Requirement Delayed

    on October 9, 2012, the Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry extended the comment period for the Consumer Protection Act, as it related to products containing genetically engineered ingredients.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 28 Nov 2012 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Seeks Commercialization

    On July 26th, 2011, the U.S. branch of Pioneer in South Africa, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, announced that it is planning to introduce a new oleic-rich genetically modified soybean seed in South Africa.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 19 Aug 2011 related to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in South Africa

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