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“Our aim is to build confidence in South African dragon fruit” – Fred Steyn, Dragonfruit Growers’ Association of Southern Africa
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Dragon fruit is becoming better known in Southern Africa, and it is now being tested across different climate zones in South Africa. According to the chairperson of Dragonfruit Growers’ Association of Southern Africa, the exports of South African dragon fruits have progressed in recent years, and Europe is the preferred destination with the supply seasons from December to May, and the export prices have been good. Now the biggest competitor for South African dragon fruits are the Far East countries like Vietnam, “but we aim to deliver a better quality fruit with a lower chemical footprint to the international market,” according to the chairperson.
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