Storm in a teacup? Rooibos farmers fear the worst as they await price fate

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There are rumours that the 2020 price could be below R20/kg – lower than production costs.
There are rumours that the 2020 price could be below R20/kg – lower than production costs.

Around 90% of the rooibos harvest has been delivered to processors already – yet farmers say they still don't know what price they will get for their goods this year, and many fear they may battle to survive.

There are rumours that the 2021 price could be below R20/kg, which is lower than production costs

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