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South Africa’s olive oil industry is growing. Most of the growers and producers are based in Western Cape, which has the perfect Mediterranean climate to produce the delicate, healthy oil. Given the high quality of the oil, many of them won gold medals in the Olive Oil Awards.
• Kilimo Salama farmers’ safety
Following a few very tough years, the South African wine industry is optimistic on the back of record export levels, good prospects for this year's harvest, the penetration of new markets, and growing praise from high-profile wine critics, says Wines of South Africa CEO Su Birch.
Limpopo's Department of Agriculture is to spend R6-million to improve emerging farmers' access to crop, weather and market information through mobile text messaging and the internet.