Impact of drought on SA fruit industry

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Roelf Pienaar of Tru-Cape (Supplied)
Roelf Pienaar of Tru-Cape (Supplied)

Cape Town - The drought has and will continue to impact the agricultural sector as a whole, according to Roelf Pienaar, managing director of Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest marketer of South African apples and pears.

He gave Fin24 an overview of the current state of the SA fruit industry.

"Fortunately, for many Tru-Cape growers early water saving measures have reduced reliance on water more than ever before," said Pienaar.

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