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
9
Nov

Hat-trick year for the founder of F...

For most in the fruit growing community the discovery of just one commercially viable strain is a dream. It might be globally ...
6
Nov

Pieter Graaff is Western Cape Farme...

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest exporter of South African apples and pears, is pleased to announce that its chairman, ...
29
Oct

Spreading a love of reading along w...

Have you heard the phrase: Ask a busy person if you want to get the job done? Pam Sue-Taylor, of Sonstraal Heights, ...
23
Oct

Agriculture is one of the few indus...

If you plant an apple or pear tree today you might have to wait up to five years before you see the first fruit and up to ...
16
Oct

Christel Fortuin is a star in the m...

Now that the rains have returned to the Boland, the farm road leading to the office at Lakeview Farm is muddy and the ...
9
Oct

The Tru-Cape Heritage Orchard opens...

Heritage apple and pear varieties that are no longer in commercial production are being saved for future generations in the ...
2
Oct

The Tru-Cape Eselfontein MTB 2018 i...

The most affordable MTB Challenge in the Western Cape is at Eselfontein in Ceres and is just around the corner. The ...
28
Sep

Boyes and Tunstead Victorious at th...

The 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast, supported by Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, was won by Craig Boyes and Pauline Tunstead in ...
26
Sep

Anton Alexander’s drive to up-ski...

Already married to Sophia and with two children, the youngest just two years old and the elder seven, Anton Alexander, 34 at ...
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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.