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Opbergingsvermoë kan in makadamias se guns tel

... vraag na neute en droevrugte in die kleinhandel. Kommer oor bestanddele Mnr. Allen Duncan, uitvoerende hoof van Green Farms Nut Co. in Witrivier, sê sy maatskappy is versigtig om ooroptimisties of oorversigtig te wees oor die seisoen wat pas begin het....

Rhodes wins contract to export pears to Walmart US

The Massmart global sourcing team, along with representatives from the Massmart supplier development programme, met with 18 South African suppliers in September 2019. Seven were identified as having “export potential” for Walmart markets. The others are I&J (abalone and seafood), AVI (Fresh Pack Rooibos tea), Vinimark (wine), Distell (wine), Green Farms Nut Co (macadamia nuts) and Glenart (Christmas crackers).

Mac markets expected to remain firm despite COVID-19 curve ball

The COVID-19 global pandemic has created havoc in many agricultural markets, macadamias notwithstanding. While prices are predicted to hold up, shifts in supply chain activities, however, are expected to demand careful management and a spread of the risk across markets.

Setting prices in a turbulent, nutty world

This year, with the full impact of the coronavirus still unknown, the Green Farms Nut Company (GFNC) announced its 2020 price offer to farmers at various meetings

Rewarded for their contribution to agricultural sustainability

The macadamia industry’s contribution to South Africa has been noted, with one exporter scooping two awards for her efforts in industry transformation, farmer sustainability and earning forex for the country.

Macadamias vital to economic and social development in emerging markets

Climatically, macadamias do well in similar conditions to sugar and tobacco, and whilst these industries are experiencing lackluster performance, macadamias offer a robust, healthier for the planet and people alternative, to farmers.

Macadamias vital to development in emerging market

Married with the global trend to plant-based eating (for health, ethical and sustainability reasons), the high protein monounsaturated (good fat) macadamia is an industry whose time has come.

Limpopo nut farm – a shining example of worker empowerment

“They spend time in the packhouses, nursery, orchards and macadamia cracking facility at Green Farms Nut Company, and they really learn a lot while they are here. “This is where the employability comes in later, because they get a broad understanding of farming avocados, macadamias and pecans,” says Pope.

4% growth in 2019 macadamia supply below expectation, says International Nut Council

2019 supply is anticipated to grow by 9000 mt tons (in-shell), reaching 232 428 mt tons, up 4% on 2018 (223 537 mt tons). However this is 1% down on forecast (234 890 mt tons) from March this year, leaving the market in tight supply. Longer term 7 year crop growth projection remains extremely positive: 500 000 mt ton increase from 200 000 in 2018 to 700 000 in 2025.

4% growth in 2019 macadamia supply below expectation, says International Nut Council

Green & Gold Macadamia's (G&G) annual pilgrimage to the International Nut Council Congress (INC) - hosted this year 23 - 25 May in Florida in the U.S. - once more highlighted confidence in the macadamia sector. Over 1300 industry leading delegates from over 60 countries from all aspects of the nut industry attended the event.

Network of macadamia nut suppliers grows as Green & Gold partners with Camellia Group

Macadamia nut marketers Green & Gold (G&G) has teamed up with UK agribusiness company Camellia Group to expand their dual reach in five key markets across three continents.

Green Farms Nut Company's marketing business partners with leading UK listed agriculture business Camellia Group

Green Farms Nut Company's (GFNC) marketing business (Green & Gold Macadamias (G&G)) and AIM listed Camellia Group Plc today announce their strategic macadamia marketing partnership.

Green & Gold Macadamias partners with Camellia Group

Green & Gold Macadamias (G&G) and AIM listed Camellia Group Plc today announce their strategic macadamia marketing partnership. This adds to G&G’s extensive processor and producer partner network in key growing territories

Macadamia expansion: G&G partners with Camellia in healthy snacking expansion strategy

“Guaranteed increase in quality supply creates the opportunity to scale vertically into new product markets and horizontally into new geographies,” says Brian Loader, G&G CEO. “We have a mutual interest and belief in the macadamia industry.

Macadamia Market to Witness Growth Acceleration During 2028

XploreMR offers a 10-year forecast for the global macadamia market between 2018 and 2028. The global macadamia market was valued at US$ 2,233.6 Mn in 2017, and is projected to be valued at US$ 4,589.5 Mn by 2028 end.

G&G partners with Camellia in healthy snacking expansion strategy

Green & Gold Macadamias (G&G) and UK-listed agriculture business Camellia Group Plc have revealed a new marketing partnership. The move extends G&G’s processor and producer partner network in key growing areas such as Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Malawi and Brazil.

Barry Christie joins Green Farms Nut Company

Green Farms Nut Company (GFNC) has appointed Barry Christie as its new agricultural and technical manager. This follows the recent appointments of new CEO and industry veteran Allen Duncan and COO Graeme Taylor.

World's largest macadamia factory opened in White River

Following a massive boom in the South African and global macadamia industry, South Africa is now the largest producer of macadamia nuts in the world.

Macadamias take centre stage in ingredient sector innovation globally

At this year’s annual International Nut Council (INC) conference discussion around expanding growth of macadamia supply into the global market was more prominent than ever before.

Green & Gold Macadamias, Camellia form new marketing partnership

A strategic macadamia marketing partnership has been initiated between Green Farms Nut Company's (GFNC) marketing business (Green & Gold Macadamias - G&G) and the Camellia Group Plc. This adds to G&G's processor and producer partner network in key growing territories including Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Malawi and Brazil.

China fuels macadamia nut boom in South Africa

The lush Limpopo Valley region of South Africa is known as a haven of exotic wildlife and fruit trees. But the traditional crops of guava and avocado are making way for more popular produce: macadamia nuts.

Handelsoorlog: Makadamia-uitvoer in spervuur

Suid-Afrika se makadamias is moontlik in die spervuur van die handelsoorlog tussen Amerika en China vasgevang, berig Green Farms Nut Co.

Green Farms spread risk amidst US and China trade war

Green Farms Nut Co (Green Farms) has issued a statement, following a number of enquiries from their macadamia growers regarding rumours about the Chinese market.

China set to produce 63% of global macadamia crop by 2025

Following their attendance of the eighth International Macadamia Symposium in October, hosted in China this year, South African processing company Green Farms Nut Company, together with its strategic marketing business, Green & Gold Macadamias, garnered valuable insights into the macadamia industry.

Growing macadamia nut industry poised for future success

"The continued growth of the consumer trend (and understanding of the health and environmental benefits) in consumption of plant-based proteins has once more been emphasised," commented GFNC general manager, Alex Whyte.

World’s largest macadamia factory only a stone’s throw away from town

Established in 1991, GFNC is one of the largest and the first privately owned macadamia-nut processor in South Africa, handling more than 25 per cent of the domestic crop.

Macadamias… a growing industry

CEO of GNFC, Jill Whyte, explains that the global macadamia industry is worth $822-million (over R9-billion) and South Africa is the largest producer and exporter of the nut.

Nuts for nuts: Market value for macadamias grows by 72 percent

Nuts and their health benefits are widely understood. Green & Gold Macadamias has reported a 60 percent rise in global tree nut consumption, which is a testament to the fact that people are eating more and more of them.

Print Press

September 2020

Lowvelder 03-09-2020
Lowvelder 03-09-2020

May 2020

Farmers Weekly 08-05-2020
Farmers Weekly 08-05-2020
Farmers Weekly 08-05-2020 p2
Farmers Weekly 08-05-2020 p2
Farmers Weekly 08-05-2020 p3
Farmers Weekly 08-05-2020 p3

April 2020

SABI 01-04-2020
SABI 01-04-2020
Landbouweekblad 30-04-2020
Landbouweekblad 30-04-2020

March 2020

South African Vegetables and Fruit 01-03-2020_p1
South African Vegetables and Fruit 01-03-2020_p2
South African Vegetables and Fruit 01-03-2020_p3
South African Vegetables and Fruit 01-03-2020_p4
Landbouweekblad 03-27-2020
Landbouweekblad 03-27-2020
Landbouweekblad 03-27-2020 p2
Landbouweekblad 03-27-2020 p2
Landbouweekblad 03-20-2020
Landbouweekblad 03-20-2020
AgriPulse Lowveld 06-03-2020
AgriPulse Lowveld 06-03-2020
Macadamia SA 01-03-2020
Macadamia SA 01-03-2020
Farmers Weekly 13-03-2020_p2
Farmers Weekly 13-03-2020_p2
Farmers Weekly 13-03-2020
Farmers Weekly 13-03-2020
Shukela 01-03-2020
Shukela 01-03-2020
Shukela 01-03-2020 p2
Shukela 01-03-2020 p2
Shukela 01-03-2020 p3
Shukela 01-03-2020 p3
CEO Magazine 01-03-2020
CEO Magazine 01-03-2020
CEO Magazine 01-03-2020 p2
CEO Magazine 01-03-2020 p2

January 2020

Farmers Weekly 03-01-2020
Farmers Weekly 03-01-2020

February 2020

AgriPulse Lowveld 07-02-2020
AgriPulse Lowveld 07-02-2020

December 2019

Landbouweekblad 06-12-2019_p2
Landbouweekblad 06-12-2019_p2
Landbouweekblad 06-12-2019
Landbouweekblad 06-12-2019
Farmers Weekly 27-12-2019
Farmers Weekly 27-12-2019
Daily Sun 06-12-2019
Daily Sun 06-12-2019
Hartland News 12-12-2019
Hartland News 12-12-2019
Zoutpansberger 20-12-2019
Zoutpansberger 20-12-2019

November 2019

Macadamia SA 01-11-2019
Macadamia SA 01-11-2019

October 2019

Mpumalanga Newshorn 09-10-2019
Mpumalanga Newshorn 09-10-2019
Landbou Weekblad 04-10-2019
Landbou Weekblad 04-10-2019
Agripulse Lowveld 04-10-2019
Agripulse Lowveld 04-10-2019
Farmers Weekly 04-10-2019
Farmers Weekly 04-10-2019

June 2019

Landbouweekblad 21-06-2019
Landbouweekblad 21-06-2019
Macadamia SA 01-06-2019_p2
Macadamia SA 01-06-2019_p2

March 2019

Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 AD p1
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 AD p1
Landbouweekblad 29-03-2019
Landbouweekblad 29-03-2019
Farmers Weekly 22-03-2019
Farmers Weekly 22-03-2019
Zululand Observer 22-03-2019
Zululand Observer 22-03-2019
Macadamia SA 01-06-2019
Macadamia SA 01-06-2019
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 p1
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 p1
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 p2
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 p2
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 p3
Macadamia SA 01-03-2019 p3

February 2019

Agripulse Lowveld 08-02-2019
Agripulse Lowveld 08-02-2019

January 2019

Farmers Weekly 04-01-2019
Farmers Weekly 04-01-2019

December 2018

Agripulse Lowveld 07-12-2018
Agripulse Lowveld 07-12-2018

October 2018

Agri Kultuur Culture 01-10-2018
Landbouweekblad 12-10-2018
Landbouweekblad 12-10-2018
Zululand Observer 12-10-2018
Zululand Observer 12-10-2018 & Agripulse Zululand 12-10-2018
Newshorn Mbombela 10-10-2018
Newshorn Mbombela 10-10-2018
Farmers Weekly 26-10-2018
Farmers Weekly 26-10-2018

September 2018

Letaba Herald 28-09-2018
Letaba Herald 28-09-2018

August 2018

Agripulse Zululand 10-08-2018
Agripulse Zululand 10-08-2018
Mpumalanga Newshorn 13-07-2018
Mpumalanga Newshorn 13-07-2018

July 2018

Hartland News 29-07-2018
Hartland News 29-07-2018
Landbouweekblad 13-07-2018
Landbouweekblad 13-07-2018
Hazyview Herald 13-07-2018
Hazyview Herald 13-07-2018
Farmers Weekly 13-07-2018
Farmers Weekly 13-07-2018
Agripulse Lowveld 06-07-2018
Agripulse Lowveld 06-07-2018
Agri Bulletin 01-07-2018
Agri Bulletin 01-07-2018

June 2018

Beeld 28-06-2018
Beeld 28-06-2018
Hartland News 21-06-2018
Hartland News 21-06-2018
Farmers Weekly 08-06-2018
Farmers Weekly 08-06-2018
Hazyview Herald 01-06-2018
Hazyview Herald 01-06-2018

May 2018

Macadamia SA 01-05-2018
Macadamia SA 01-05-2018