New markets, BEE key to growing SA citrus industry
Minister Didiza says strengthening ties with traditional export partners also crucial in achieving 10-year goals
Exploring new markets and expanding existing partnerships will be among the key factors in the SA citrus industry achieving its goal of exporting 260-million cartons of citrus annually by 2033.
Speaking at the Citrus Growers’ Association’s Summit in Nelson Mandela Bay recently, agriculture, land reform and rural development minister Thoko Didiza said strengthening ties with traditional export markets, as well as exploring trade with the rest of Africa, could provide good platforms en route to achieving the industry’s 10-year goals...
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