Our Content Partners

Our Content Partners add great value to SouthAfrica.co.za's content - they are industry experts with insight into the country's most successful industries and sectors.

The agricultural industry of South Africa consists of respected and vauled associations, societies and organisations that promote the growth and sustainability of various farming divisions. They provide guidence, resources and learning tools to farming communities, as well as tips and tricks on important topics of South African agriculture, such as sustainability, conservation, innovation and solutions to socio-economic issues. 

Our Content Partners have well-established reputations both locally and internationally, and are recognized by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. They are heavily involved with agricultural shows, conferences and expos and work alongside affilated academic institutions and stakeholders to ensure success.

SouthAfrica.co.za allows farmers, businesses, educators, students and other organisations the opportunity to learn more about the leading figures behind the agricultural industry of South Africa.

By Carla Lottering


Abagold farms Abalone on the south coast of South Africa. Abagold export live, canned and dried abalone worldwide....more

Afrikaner Cattle Breeders Society of South Africa

The Afrikaner Cattle Breeders’ Society was established in 1902, when cattle farmers became more appreciative of the breed’s unique qualities....more

Agricultural Research Council

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) has a rich history of using research and innovation to support and improve the South African agricultural sector....more

Agulhas Honeybush Tea

Agulhas Honeybush Tea are the growers, producers and suppliers of organic Honeybush Herbal Tea which is indiginous to South Africa and is found close to the Fynbos areas in the Western and Eastern Cape....more

Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa

The Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa (AASA) was established in the late 1980s to represent the then underdeveloped aquaculture industry in South Africa....more

Ayrshire Cattle Breeders Society

The Ayrshire Cattle Breeders’ Society of South Africa (ACBS) is dedicated to the well-being of the Ayrshire cattle community, and provides farmers with extensive knowledge of the breed....more

Beefmaster Cattle Breeders Society of South Africa

Tony Brink, who farmed at Nietverdiend in the old north-west Transvaal, became the pioneer of Beefmaster cattle in 1970, when he imported the first Beefmaster semen from Botswana to South Africa....more

Blue Ocean Mussels

Mussel farming in South Africa started over 30 years ago by a company that is now known as Blue Ocean Mussels....more

Braunvieh SA

The South African Braunvieh Cattle Breeders’ Society, Braunvieh SA for short, was founded to protect and promote the interests of Braunvieh producers in the country....more

Cap Classique Producers Association

The Cap Classique Producers’ Association (CCPA) is an industry body based in the Western Cape that promotes South Africa’s premium Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) wines....more

Cape Flora SA

Cape Flora SA, a non-profit company (NPC), was established in 2005 with the goal of determining the key needs of fynbos and protea production in South Africa....more

Carmien Tea

Carmién Tea offers a unique taste of South Africa with an extensive range of indigenous rooibos tea products....more


Citrogold was one of the first citrus cultivar management companies in South Africa and today has one of the biggest portfolios of protected citrus varieties worldwide....more

Citrus Growers Association

The Citrus Growers Association of South Africa (CGA) has played a leading role in turning South Africa into one of the world’s biggest citrus exporting countries....more

Cotton SA

Cotton SA provides a forum to industry roleplayers to assist and guide them. They promote the development of the cotton value chain, and offer support to cotton farmers around the country....more


Culdevco (Pty) Ltd is a joint venture business between the South African Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and five producer organisations of the South African Deciduous fruit industry....more

Dragon Fruit South Africa

Dragon Fruit South Africa (DFSA) focuses on the expansion of the dragon fruit (pitaya) industry in South Africa through the distribution of dragon fruit cuttings, sharing of knowledge and training....more

Drybean Producers Organisation

The Drybean Producers’ Organisation (DPO) of South Africa is a commodity organisation that acts in the interest of the country’s dry bean industry....more

Eureka Mills

Eureka Mills is a family-run business that focuses on the production of stone ground flour....more

Exotic Leather South Africa

Exotic Leather South Africa is a non-profit organisation that represents the various clusters of the domestic exotic leather industry....more


Grandmothers Against Poverty and Aids (GAPA) is a non-profit organisation that supports grandmothers from low-income households affected by HIV/Aids and poverty....more

HIK Abalone Farm

HIK Abalone Farm is a well-known abalone producer situated in Hermanus, Western Cape. They focus on the cultivation of excellent quality abalone in a sustainable environment, which is then made into a number of products and sold on the local and export ma...more

HL Hall and Sons

Hugh Lanion Hall established the HL Hall & Sons (Halls) fresh produce business back in 1890. By the 1940s, Halls had developed a distinguished reputation for the farming, production, packaging and delivery of fresh produce....more


HPSA, formerly known as Heifer International South Africa, is a non-profit and a public benefit organisation that works with impoverished rural communities to end hunger and poverty in South Africa by empowering these communities with skills in sustainabl...more

Klein Karoo International

Klein Karoo International (KKI) is a multi-faceted organization aimed at providing top-quality ostrich derived goods – leather, feathers and meat – to the world....more


KWV is a leading South African producer of wine and spirits, known for its prestigious heritage....more

Macadamias South Africa

Macadamias South Africa, also known as SAMAC, was formed by a group of macadamia growers in the early 1970s, who sought to pool resources to address common industry related problems and issues....more

Merino South Africa

Merino SA is the South African Agricultural organisation that represents South African Merino sheep breeders....more

Milk SA

Milk SA is a non-profit organisation that was established in 2002 to represent the common interests of all the dairy producers and processors of South Africa....more

Mohair South Africa

Mohair South Africa’s intention is to develop international alliances and partners in order to increase the production, awareness and consumption of mohair production; therefore growing the mohair industry both locally and internationally. ​​​​​​​...more

Ostrich Products South Africa

Ostrich Products South Africa (OPSA) is part of the Saag Jonker Group of Companies, which is one of the largest privately-owned, vertically-integrated ostrich farming, processing and marketing operations in the world....more

Phytoalchemy Health and Wellness

Jean-Francois Sobiecki's South African Medicinal Plant Tours. Come explore with medicinal plant researcher, nutritionist and herbalist healer: Jean Francois Sobiecki B.Sc Hons, Dip Clin Nutrition (Aus)...more

Pork 360

Pork 360 was developed out of the quality assurance system of Premier Pork Producers, which was launched in Gauteng in 2009....more

Potatoes South Africa

Potatoes South Africa (PSA) is a non-profit company that serves as a mouthpiece for the South African potato industry, including farmers, producers and manufacturers....more

Predation Management South Africa

Predation Management South Africa (PMSA) was established in July 2009 and provides a platform for information exchange and coordination of activities within the livestock and game farming sectors....more

Raisins SA

Raisins South Africa is an organisation committed to the promotion of raisin production both locally and internationally....more

SA Berry Producers Association

The South African Berry Growers Association, SA Berries, was established in 2011 to address common industry issues affecting blueberry, raspberry and blackberry growers....more

SA Hereford Cattle Breeders Society

The South African Hereford Cattle Breeders’ Society was established at the Witwatersrand Show on 6 April 1917, to protect and represent the interests of the growing number of Hereford producers in the country....more

SA Olive

The South African Olive Industry Association, also known as SA Olive, is widely acknowledged as the collective representative body for all sectors in the Olive Industry in South Africa....more

Seedling Growers Association of South Africa

The Seedling Growers’ Association of South Africa (SGASA) is an active non-profit organisation that was established in 1981 to represent the interests of commercial seedling growers in South Africa....more

South African Alpaca Breeders Society

The South African Alpaca Breeders Society promotes the breeding and sustainable farming of alpacas, and offers guidance to new farmers joining the alpaca community....more

South African Avocado Growers Association

The South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) is an organisation, based in Tzaneen, that is run by avocado growers for avocado growers with the intention of maximising grower returns....more

South African Bee Industry Organisation

The South African Bee Industry Organisation (SABIO) is an organised body that represents the interests of the beekeeping industry of SA....more

South African Cherry Growers Association

The South African Cherry Growers’ Association is a non-profit organisation that was established in 2001. It formed with the intention of providing structure to the South African cherry growing industry....more

South African Fig Producers Association

The South African Fig Producers' Association (SAFPA) is a well-established organisation that offers its members comprehensive resources, expert advice and access to local and international stakeholders of the fig industry....more

South African Flower Growers Association

The South African Flower Growers Association oversees the levies, administration and import-related tasks for all non-indigenous flowers in South Africa....more

South African Fruit Juice Association

The South African Fruit Juice Association (SAFJA), established in 2011, represents processing and packaging companies for fruit juice concentrates, pulps and purees, fruit juices, nectars and beverages that operate in local and export markets....more

South African Garlic Growers Association

The South African Garlic Growers’ Association is an association for local garlic growers and producers that was founded in 1991....more

South African Grain Information Service

The South African Grain Information Service (SAGIS) was established after deregulation in November 1997, to supply the grain and oilseeds industries with market information....more

South African Litchi Growers Association

The South African Litchi Growers’ Association (SALGA) is an industry body that exists to enable litchi growers to produce the best quality litchis for both the international and local markets and ensure profitable harvests....more

South African Meat Industry Company

The South African Meat Industry Company (SAMIC) was launched in 1997 to take over some of the regulatory responsibilities of the Meat Board, which was closed down during deregulation....more

South African Milch Goat Breeders Society

The South African Milch Goat Breeders’ Society (SAMGBS) is a large organisation focused on promoting the quality breeding of milk goats in the country....more

South African Mushroom Farmers Association

The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA) is the leading mushroom body of SA, and aims to promote the commercial farming and production of mushrooms throughout South Africa....more

South African Nursery Association

The South African Nursery Association (SANA) is a non-profit organisation that was established in 1947 with the intention of representing the interests of the green industry of SA. SANA is a mouthpiece for nursery businesses, traders, exporters, marketers...more

South African Ostrich Business Chamber

The South African Ostrich Business Chamber (SAOBC) is an association that serves to represent the industry of producers and processors of ostriches and ostrich products....more

South African Pecan Nut Producers Association

The South African Pecan Nut Producers Association (SAPPA) was launched in 1992 to look after the needs of pecan nut producers....more

South African Pork Producers Organisation

Pork producers were initially affiliated with the Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO), but broke away and established the South African Pork Producers’ Organisation (SAPPO) in 1993 to better represent and address their needs....more

South African Subtropical Growers Association

The South African Subtropical Growers Association (Subtrop) engages in, initiates and coordinates diverse activities beneficial to the industry from its offices in Tzaneen and provides technical assistance and services to growers...more

South African Sugar Association

The South African Sugar Association (SASA) is an essential cog in the local sugar industry. The organisation employs a diverse workforce of specialists to provide essential support to the industry and its partners....more

South African Table Grape Industry

The South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) is an association dedicated to creating a progressive, equitable and sustainable table grape industry nationwide....more

Tomato Producers Organisation

The Tomato Producers’ Organisation (TPO) is a body that acts in the interest of the producers of fresh tomatoes in South Africa....more

Van Rooy Sheep Breeders Association of South Africa

In December 1947, a number of Van Rooy sheep breeders assembled at Colesberg and established the Van Rooy Sheep Breeders Association of South Africa under the guidance of chairman, Mr. MA du Plessis of Steynsburg....more

Viking Aquaculture

Viking Aquaculture is a supplier of farmed seafood products, situated in Hermanus in the Western Cape and aims to bring consumers the freshest and highest quality seafood available on the Southern African coast....more


Vinpro is synonymous with the wine in South Africa and essential to the overall integrity and growth of the wine industry in the country....more

Water Research Commission

The Water Research Commission (WRC) is South Africa’s designated water research and knowledge hub. The Water Research commission is dedicated to providing information that drives innovation within the water sector...more

Westfalia Fruit

Westfalia Fruit is one of South Africa’s leading suppliers of fresh fruit and related​ products for export. They grow, source and ripen, pack, process and market quality avocados and produce...more

Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association

The Wine and Agriculture Industry Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) is a not for profit, voluntary association of stakeholders in the South African wine and agriculture industry, who are committed to the promotion of ethical trade throughout the agricultu...more

Woodford Truffles SA

Woodford Truffles SA (Pty) Ltd is a company that works in partnership with farmers and landowners to encourage the commercial agricultural production of the Black Truffle....more