20 Years of bdk Auditors Fruit Benchmarking

Posted on 10 of August, 2017 by in Other

This year will mark the 20th annual bdk Auditors fruit benchmarking survey. Looking back while considering the latest trends we can summarise the past two decades as follows:   The biggest driver of profitability is still the production of quality fruit of the right variety Over the past 8 years alone production has increased by […]

Smart Agriculture: 13 Trends To Watch Out For

Posted on 2 of August, 2017 by in Other

By Hussain Fakhruddin | June 14, 2017 In 2006, there were 6.6 billion people in the world. Cut to 2050, and this global population figure will move beyond the 9.5 billion mark. A United Nations FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) report predicted that the overall volume of food production worldwide will have to increase by nearly 70% in 2050 – […]

Watch out for these cybercrimes

Posted on 20 of June, 2017 by in Other

We have all heard of phishing scams, online malware and the world of hacking. However, despite the fact that many people and companies have been unsuspectingly hit by online malware and have had data stolen, other scams often operate quietly and over a long period of time to steal more than just information. Here are […]

Star Hill’s winemaking philosophy

Posted on 26 of January, 2016 by in Other

The Tradouw Highlands is an exceptional area located about 750 meters above sea level on a plateau extending from the Langeberg Mountains into the Little Karoo. The higher altitude, cooler growing conditions and cool moist breezes from sea ensure that the grapes ripen slowly – very slowly which give rise to wonderful flavours. The soil is a clay […]


Posted on 29 of July, 2015 by in Other

ClemenGold is the brand name for top quality easy peelers and The ClemenGold Company has actively been involved in building the brand globally since 2009. South Africa, Spain and Morocco are the biggest producers of ClemenGold quality easy peelers and the dual hemisphere supply ensures fruit on-shelf for seven to eight months of the year. […]