SOURCE: Susan Marais, Farmers Weekly Despite improved producer prices, pineapple farmers are feeling the pinch of rising input costs. Former Agricultural Writers South Africa’s farmer of the year Fred Visser, owner of Gwanzi Queen Pineapples near Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal, told Farmer’s Weekly that the plastic covering for the plants andContinue Reading

SOURCE: SA People News Alcohol consumers in South Africa are getting plastered on pineapples after the nationwide alcohol ban in lockdown sparked a craze of turning the tropical fruit into powerful home-brew. Supermarket bosses have revealed that 10 times as many pineapples are being sold at TWICE the price sinceContinue Reading