Tag: Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing
What it takes to be the best at Wakkerstroom

For Robert Zulch and son, Fourie what it takes to be the best grower on their farm Wakkerstroom in Ceres’ Witzenberg Valley is the following recipe: Produce the fruit the market wants, in the best quality and in the right size. In November 2020 Wakkerstroom was awarded a number of trophies by ...

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Forthcoming season promises to be the cherry on the top

No Christmas trifle is complete without it and for Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest exporter of South African apples and pears, the cherry on the top is an expected 2020 bumper cherry crop. After 2019’s disappointing season in cherry volume albeit a very high value ...

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Polyphenols found in apple skins proven as good for us

Recent research from Western Australia’s (WA) Edith Cowan University has found that polyphenols, a compound found in apples and especially in the apple’s skin, are associated with a decreased risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. While the study said that Ozzie-bred Pink Lady® apples had ...

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Fruit industry jargon cheat-sheet

Fruit industry jargon cheat-sheet

Sometimes knowing the right lingo can make you sound like an industry insider. Just like if you are on a game drive and the ranger says over the radio they’ve spotted an “Indlovo”, those in the know will expect to see an elephant pretty soon. As the largest exporter of South African apples and ...

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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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