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Dutoit Agri owns 26 farms which are situated in the Langkloof and Ceres area. Du Toit packs their own fruit and vegetables. The farm does the Farming for the Future audit, and their carbon footprint for fruit and vegetables on both farm and packhouse levels. Du Toit is serious about saving water by using the best scientifically proven practices. The farm also does soil and leaf analyses to determine which fertilisers are needed, and IPM principles are followed in crop protection. Solar panels have also been installed for the packhouses.

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Hadeco takes pride in their extensive collection of flower bulb varieties, which are cultivated across seven flower farms located in the Highveld region of South Africa. Hadeco is also committed to promoting the growth of the local flower and plant industry by collaborating with other producers across the country.

 

 

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Agristar, a fourth-generation farming business was founded in 1948, starting with Sugarcane and Subtropical fruit in the eastern regions of Mpumalanga. Today they specialize in growing, processing and marketing tree nuts of the highest quality. The founder of their company was one of the first farmers to plant Macadamia nuts in Mpumalanga. In addition to this, he is a founding member of SAMAC. According to Agristar, the business has enjoyed contributing to South Africa’s tree nut industry for more than half a century and they continue to support this growing and prosperous industry.

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Green Farms Nut Company is a macadamia processing and export company. The company currently has three processing facilities in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal with more in the pipeline, serving over 450 growers across Southern Africa. Green Farms Nut Co. have a healthy sales spread, supplying macadamias to all major continents. Their focus has always been the kernel market and Green farms Nut Co. continuously increases their capacity to be able to crack their entire intake, while not neglecting the inshell market.

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Mayo Macs is a South African Macadamia processing, marketing and distribution company. Mayo Macs owns and operates two state-of-the-art Macadamia processing facilities located near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, and Paddock, Kwazulu-Natal south coast, with depots located in Empangeni, George and Levubu. The company is wholly owned by Mayo Macs’ growers, supplying the highest quality Macadamias worldwide.

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Umvangazi Two Oaks Farming is a second-generation family farming business situated in the subtropical areas of Kiepersol, Mpumalanga, and Tzaneen, Limpopo. The climate and soils are perfectly suited for the cultivation of Macadamias. Umvangazi Two Oaks Farming started converting gum plantations, avocado and banana orchards to Macadamias 30 years ago. 

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