Latest News

As South Africa’s leading apple and pear marketer, Tru-Cape is often called upon by the media for comment about the fruit industry and how we see it. On this page we include links to our coverage as well as our latest news.

Latest Articles
16
Sep

OSH Reinecke Industry Leader award ...

The South African deciduous fruit industry presented its awards for outstanding performance in agriculture at the 44th annual ...
10
Sep

The Eselfontein three-day MTB Chall...

The Ceres Valley, aptly named after the Greek god of agriculture, is not only home to South Africa’s apple and pear industry ...
3
Sep

Tru-Cape and Hortgro gift the oldes...

In 1662, on the 17th of April, the first apple was picked at the Cape. It was the Witte Wijnappel. In 1692, Babylonstoren ...
26
Aug

Helping prepare learners for the fo...

With the fourth industrial revolution upon us, the need for skills in Maths, science and computing is greater than ever. ...
24
Aug

Two-a-Day wins the 2019 Tru-Cape Pa...

Grabouw fruit processor Two-a-Day has won the 2019 Tru-Cape Packhouse Challenge, held at the Grabouw Country Club on ...
19
Aug

The Tru-Cape Packhouse Challenge Au...

This Tru-Cape Packhouse Challenge is around the corner. The largest timed race in the apple and pear industry is the Tru-Cape ...
12
Aug

Fuji Royal – the true South A...

Ever since the Fuji apple was bred in 1939 in Japan there has always been a search for better coloured red fruit. Over the ...
6
Aug

A Tru-Cape apple and sausage salad ...

Try this hearty salad as a perfect lunch on its own or as an accompaniment to the roasted pork recipe which will follow next ...
29
Jul

Another wonderful apple and pear re...

We will be sharing more easy and delicious apple and pear recipes that we have commissioned from top food writers, like this ...
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Our Products
Tru-Cape markets a wide range of apple and pear varietals. We constantly look at expanding our range, and have included fruit and vegetables, like cherries and potatoes, to offer greater value to our growing shareholders.