South Africa: Country Is Missing Out On Fresh Fruit Export Growth. Wha – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's urgent need to create jobs requires that the country take advantage of opportunities in the global economy that it can convert into quick wins. The fruit industry presents such an opportunity. The country's fresh fruit industry is currently the largest exporter of agricultural products, contributing 52% of the value of South Africa's agriculture export basket. It also represents 28% of total employment in agriculture.