LATEST NEWS FROM South Africa

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15:02PM Jan 21, 2020

Mission Produce start South African avocado partnership

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, is expanding its global avocado network with a partnership to market South African fruit to Europe and Asian markets, including China.

10:57AM May 13, 2019

African Swine Fever Continues to Ravage Vietnam, South Africa

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

African swine fever continues its deadly march with outbreaks in Vietnam and South Africa.

15:31PM May 07, 2019

Tyson Foods Reports Strong Q2; Plans for ASF Impacts

Sara Brown
Livestock and Production Editor

In its second quarter profit statement, Tyson projects its U.S. pork, chicken and beef units will all benefit from increased demand due to African swine fever outbreaks.

13:59PM May 06, 2019

South Africa Reports Two More African Swine Fever Outbreaks

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

South Africa reported two more African swine fever outbreaks in April.

14:09PM Jan 08, 2019

South Africa Finds Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Cattle in Limpopo

Bloomberg
Wire Service

South Africa’s Department of Agriculture has quarantined an area in Vhembe in Limpopo province following positive laboratory results for foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in the district.

08:55AM Jul 25, 2018

U.S. Red Meat Making Progress in South African Market

USMEF
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. beef and pork regained access to South Africa in 2016. South Africa ranks as the second-largest destination for U.S. beef livers. Pork exports have been slower.

22:17PM Dec 21, 2017

South African Drought Slams Everything From Grapes to Lambs

Bloomberg
Wire Service

Wheat-crop forecast was cut again as dryness hurts yields.