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Promisingly high pack-out of FLASH GALA ™ expected

A high pack-out percentage of FLASH GALA ™ apples is expected based on the first samples taken when picking began in the Ceres valley recently. Fruit from the Elgin, Grabouw, Villiersdorp and Vyeboom valleys also looks very good says Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing which manages the variety.With well ...

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Ceres Fruit Growers awards top producers

Ceres Fruit Growers awards top producers

Despite the impact of Covid-19, South Africa’s apple and pear growers have had a good year with one of the biggest harvests in history. The greater Ceres region includes the Warm-Bokkeveld, the Witzenberg Valley, the Koue Bokkeveld and Bo-Swaarmoed regions and Ceres Fruit Growers (CFG), wholly ...

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Eat the whole apple for optimum health benefits

A rose by any other name is still a rose, as Shakespeare says. But, did you know, that an apple is a rose too? Well, in the same way that almonds, apricots, peaches and cherries are all part of the rose family. Or, that eating the whole apple, including the apple peel which contains much of the ...

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Pieter Graaff is Western Cape Farmer of the Year.

                                           Roelf Pienaar (left) with Pieter Graaff (right) taken at Tru-Cape’s City Deep depot launch. Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest exporter of South African apples and pears, is pleased to announce that its chairman, Mr Pieter Graaff has been chosen by the ...

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