September 3, 2020

We experienced a wet and cold winter, especially in the Western Cape region which went through a difficult drought period the previous 5 years. Currently, the average dam levels are above 92%... just three years ago dam levels were dwelling around 35%...

In the pas...

August 14, 2020

Chill Units

Dam Levels


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Table- & Drygrape Virtual Information days

- Monday 17 August 2020 - Noord- & Wes-Kaa...

January 24, 2020

Orange River Region

The region is moving towards the end of the season with volumes 10% lower than original estimates.

Thompson and Sweet Globe has been harvested and Autumn Crisp is coming to an end in week 4.

Late white seedless volumes were also down. 

Sweet Celebr...

December 24, 2019

Limpopo Region

After a good start to the season in week 44 the past few weeks was a bit rocky on all varieties due to rains pouring down since the start of week 46. Overall a crop loss estimate of + 30% was reported on early White and Red Seedless grapes.

The early Black...

December 23, 2019

October 28, 2019


• Ideal mild temperatures averaging between 15ºC low and 35ºC high.

• Application of sizing sprays on Early Sweet in week 39.

• The region is 7 days earlier compared to the previous season.

• First harvest on white seedless week 43.

• The Red Seedless volumes...

December 14, 2018


  • Harvesting in the region is nearing the halfway mark.

  • The region will finish up early in the new year with Scarlotta Seedless®.

  • Estimates still indicate that the area will be able to realize a total crop of 7.5 million ca...

November 12, 2018


  • Production commenced week 44 with challenging weather conditions limiting volumes into week 45.

  • Current cooler nighttime temperatures are improving the colour of the fruit.

  • With temperatures moving into 30°C in the coming week sugars sh...

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