Excerpt from article on Fresh Plaza:

“Careful timing and a delicate balancing act between reefer-box availability, internal and external logistical linkages, and successful throughput at all the relevant ports could see South African citrus capitalise on Europe’s growing need for vitamin C.

But it’s going to take consolidated efforts from South African cold-chain concerns, says Gert Upton of Schoonbee Landgoed in Limpopo.

According to the executive manager for marketing and sales at the estate in the Loskop Dam valley, “pressure is on the agricultural sector to ensure shops remain stocked with supplies both inside South Africa and abroad”.




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