FRUIT FARMING

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FRUIT FARMING

Fruit Farming was established in 2005 and specialises in the production of soft citrus fruit.

Fruit Farming owns and manages citrus orchards in the following regions:

  • Letsitele in the Limpopo province;
  • Burgersfort valley, on the border between the Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces;
  • Nelspruit in Mpumalanga; and
  • Heidelberg and Swellendam in the Southern Cape.

Geographical diversification allows for the extension of the fruit packing season and further provides for reduced risk exposure of the orchards as a whole to area specific climatic events.

FRUIT PACKING

Naranja Packers is a specialised citrus pack house in the Burgersfort valley, suitably equipped for the sorting and packing of soft citrus fruit. This pack house packs all fruit produced by Indigo Fruit Farming in the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, as well as fruit for other farmers within the Burgersfort region.

To make provision for fruit from the Southern Cape, the group has a joint shareholding in Swellenfruit Packers, a specialised citrus pack house in Swellendam that is also equipped for the sorting and packing of soft citrus fruit.

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FRUIT MARKETING AND SALES

Fruit farm has a longstanding relationship with local and international supermarkets. The group therefore has its own local marketing division and is, in collaboration with Core Fruit, responsible for maintaining key relationships within the industry and the marketing of its fruit.

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STONEFRUIT

Apricots and plums are the most popular stone fruit and is enjoyed by many.

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POMEFRUIT

Apples and pears are the most popular fruit varieties in this division.

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GRAPES

Not only is this an enjoyable fruit, but raisins and wine also comes from grapes.

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CITRUSFRUIT

A popular fruit to make sure you get enough Vitamin C and to keep away the colds.

ORANGES

Description: It is vigorous and productive and grows more erect than Valencia. Delta has become popular because it is less acid and ripens earlier but has all the good qualities of Valencia Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm Delta Description: It is vigorous and productive and grows more erect than Valencia. Delta has become popular because it is less acid and ripens earlier but has all the good qualities of Valencia Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

blank Valencia , Description: Valencias are the world’s premier orange. The rind is thin and leathery and the flesh well coloured, with a very high juice content, outstanding colour and flavour. Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

blank Midknight Description: Midknight yields a significantly larger fruit, has a better flavour, and is virtually seedless. It matures two to four weeks earlier, and the fruit has a very high juice percentage and very good flavour. Packaging: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

blank Navels Description: It peels easily and the flesh has a rich pleasant taste. Navels are recognized as the primary eating orange throughout the world, and in South Africa. Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

blank Autum Gold Description: It peels easily and the flesh has a rich pleasant taste. Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

SOFT CITRUS

blank Satsuma Description Details: A loose-skinned orange, it is a type of seedless mandarin orange with the skin. In most citrus producing areas, satsuma mandarin is the preferred name, but satsuma tangerine is also used. Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

blank Clementine Description Details: Clementine Mandarin – a healthy citrus treat that’s sweet, juicy & easy to peel. Packaging: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

blank Minneola Description Details: Nicknamed “The Honeybell” because of its bell shape. The most popular of the tangelos, seedless Minneolas are brimming with sweetly tart juice. Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

Description: It is vigorous and productive and grows more erect than Valencia. Delta has become popular because it is less acid and ripens earlier but has all the good qualities of Valencia. Packaging:A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm Nova Description: The flesh is deep and firm accompanied by its distinctively sweet taste makes is a desirable fruit in all markets. Packaging Details: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

LEMONS

blank Eureka Description: The fruit is used for culinary and non culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, though the pulp and zest are also used in cooking and baking. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and food such as lemonade. Packaging: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

Grapefruit

blank Star Ruby Description: Grapefruit is commonly eaten as a breakfast fruit. It can also be used to make juice possessed for canning of segments of pulp. With it’s good sugar to acid ratio it is one of the healthiest fruit types. Packaging: A15C 15 kg 400x300x250mm E15D 15kg 600x400x170mm E10D 10kg 500x300x170mm

DELECTA’S CITRUS DIVISION AREAS:

Limpopo: Tshipese, Vivo, Letsitele, Burgersfort, Hoedspruit, Marble Hall/Groblersdal Mpumalanga: Nelspruit
Kwazulu Natal: Eshowe
Eastern Cape: Kirkwood, Addo
Western Cape: Citrusdal, Piketberg, Robertso

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