All carbs are not created equal

2018-11-16 16:00

Experts believe that the type of carbs you eat matters more than the quantity.

South Africa, the world's biggest grapefruit exporter, just had a record season – why that could spell trouble for farmers

2018-10-25 18:21

Thanks to a huge jump in exports to China, South Africa will remain the world's top exporter of grapefruit this year. But while volumes are great, prices are not, and when it comes to rands and cents the record year may not look good on the books.

Sheet pan pancakes

2018-09-13 13:25

This fruity watermelon steak has food lovers divided

2018-08-07 14:38

Anyone fancy some watermelon steak? Yes! watermelon steak is a thing!

Fruit and marzipan tartlets

2018-06-14 22:30

We used store-bought puff pastry instead of shortcrust pastry. And instead of dried fruit stewed in brandy we used a packet of fruit mince. Instead of making it in tart tins we just folded the dough circles over their filling.

Flash Gala comes from Bigbucks

2018-05-28 16:50

Bigbucks is now the most successful new variety - in terms of orders placed - in the history of the SA Plant Improvement Organisation.

Hail, sunburn impact SA apple, pear export crop

2018-03-16 15:38

Hail damage, drought and high summer temperatures are expected to impact the 2018 Tru-Cape apple and pear crop by about 10% in volume.

Grabouw on high alert after Oriental Fruit Fly discovery

2018-02-20 13:32

The department of agriculture has called on South Africans to not remove or tamper with fruit fly trapping buckets placed next to the roadside in the vicinity of Grabouw.


13 fruits ranked by how much sugar they contain

2018-10-27 09:50

While fruit is undoubtedly good for you, it's easy to forget the high sugar content they might have. Here is a ranking of fruits based on sugar content.

8 Exciting recipes to get you hooked on cooking with fruit this season

2018-10-02 14:58

Cooking with fruit, a perfect way to make use of those you have in abundance.

Here’s why you should eat the kiwi skin (yes, really)

2018-09-17 11:36

So fuzzy though... But you may as well considering the price of the hairy fruit and its benefits.

Kitchen hacks: You may want to think twice before storing these fruits and vegetables in the fridge

2018-08-22 10:35

Considered as a way of preserving fruits and vegetables, the fridge seems to be a great storage space to prevent deterioration, but science says otherwise.

Spiced plum crumble bars

2018-06-18 13:22

June is World Avocado Month!

2018-06-01 15:17

Isn’t it good to know avos offer a healthier, natural alternative?

Tru-Cape cherries among winning stone-fruit crops

2018-02-26 16:19

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest exporter of South African apples and pears has, over the last three years, focussed more heavily on cherry production.

Tips and tricks you need on hand for that afternoon slump

2018-02-13 14:30

Afternoon power-up: simple, easy and healthy snack suggestions to boost your body and brain after 4PM.

Boost for blueberry industry

2018-01-17 18:48

Migiva Group and OZblu have signed a joint venture which will bring to market what they call a superior blueberry offering.

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