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Pretoria, South Africa (EKN) have commissioned a scoping study into the current state of affairs of the agro-processing industry in South Africa and its challenges. – 27°C. Most of South Africa’s land surface (69%) is suitable for grazing, and livestock farming is by far the largest agricultural sector in the country. 0000000948 00000 n China was by far the largest producer, accounting for nearly 33% of global production. The population increase in South Africa and improvement of the standard of living have resulted in an increased demand for foods of high value and quality. 0000006931 00000 n successful greenhouse production of tomato and cucumber are presented in this publication. To achieve this production, almost 5 million hectares were used. (FAOSTAT, 2001). startxref 0000001003 00000 n production of tomatoes in South Africa. 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Gladly, the chain of events that will make this happen has already started. 0000004672 00000 n The results showed yearly peak values of tomato in the range of 200 000 - 228 000 tons from year 2000 to 2006. 0000005977 00000 n 0000007770 00000 n Tomatoes contribute about 24 % o f the total vegetable production in South Africa. It will be easier to plan and budget as the tomato production business plan will lay out all the costs involved in setting up and running the tomato farming business. 0000008607 00000 n 0000008810 00000 n SOUTH AFRICAN TOMATO INDUSTRY 1. An intensive breeding programme has since produced the wide range of tomato cultivars available throughout the world today. ZZ2 produces tomatoes mainly for the South African market (40% of South Africa’s total tomato production), but our tomatoes are also exported by independent agents to other African countries. 40% production Western Cape Processing= 40% . Agricultural regions of South Africa Source: FAO Corporate Document Repository Agriculture is the foundation of developing economies. This is the 13th publication of the South African Food Cost Review, emanating from the recommendations of the Food Pricing Monitoring Committee in 2003 to monitor food prices in South Africa on a regular basis. %%EOF USES OF THE TOMATO PRODUCTION BUSINESS PLAN (PDF, WORD AND EXCEL) 3. Limpopo Mpumala nga Low veld 60% production Processing= 60% Fresh market= 40% . 0000003452 00000 n 0000004812 00000 n The literature on detailed post- 2000 open field fresh-market tomato production costs is scarce; available sources refer mostly to tomato production studies from the United States and Turkey and one study from India, for a total of six studies. the production of fresh market tomatoes. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Several hundred varieties of tomatoes are grown. Markets: Tomato Determinate Round Open Land that South Africa is self sufficient in terms of tomato production and surplus is also exported. According to the data provided by FAOSTAT world has produced 182,301,395 tons tomatoes in 2017. 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Pests and diseases are a feature of tomato production. In terms of area planted, only potatoes, onions and cabbages are more important. Limpopo Mpumala nga Low veld Western Cape Johannesburg Cape Town . dia, where arable land covers 53% of the country. 0000005045 00000 n D��l����%��L=,O��t�{��� ����s������C��c_��穧>s׽. 0000003491 00000 n Tomato is now one of the most popular and widely grown vegetables around the world. xref in South and Central America. In a market-driven economy, price indicators guide and regulate production, consumption and marketing In Namibia and South Africa the fishing industry alone absorbs 12 500t of paste a year,” says Stuart. 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