South African growers predict good top fruit season

2nd April 2012 South African fruit growers are predicting that apple exports will grow by 4.4% in 2012, compared with last year. Hortgro Services, the organisation which represents South Africa’s fruit industry, expects to ship more than 40 million carton equivalents of apples and pears globally this season – 26,635,000 apples and 13,632,000 pears.  Apple…

Apples & Pears from South Africa: Recipes by Reuben Riffel

24th April 2012 Celebrate the best of South African apples and pears this season, with these delicious sweet and savoury recipes, created by award-winning South African chef Reuben Riffel (pictured). Apples and pears from South Africa are available in the UK until October. Popular varieties include the crisp and refreshing Cripps’ Pink apples and juicy…