Pears

Star South expert

Growing regions

South Africa: Western Cape

Export regions

South East Asia, India, Bangladesh, Canada, Middle East and West Africa

The Pear Story

Pears have been cultivated in Central Asia for thousands of years.

South Africa enjoys great growing areas given the warm summers and cold winter nights allowing the fruit to colour perfectly.

Nutritional info

Pears are full of fiber, low in calories, and loaded with antioxidants, including vitamin C. They have been used in anti-inflammatory, diuretic, and anti-hyperglycemic folk remedies in China for more than 2000 years. Studies show they have research-backed health benefits too, such as protection from stroke and some cancers.

PRODUCE AND VARIETALS

2 Colour pears(Forelle)
Green pears(Packhams Triumph, Vermont Beauty)

AVAILABILITY CALENDAR

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Packing Calendar

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2 Colour Pears
Forelle
Green Pears
Packhams Triumph
Vermont Beauty
Williams Bon Cretien

We serve four key groups across the diverse sector of fresh produce:

Fruit producers and retailers, both within South Africa and abroad. It’s a world of good produce, good people and good prices. An extensive, vast world which we navigate via committed one-on-one relationships, to offer personalised service and tailored solutions/shipments.

How can we help you?

Partner with us as we navigate the landscape together.

Danèl van Deventer

Commercial Manager

Trust between client and company is everything.”

Danél started out in the industry in 2010 and has been working her way up ever since. She began in logistics and now serves as a commercial manager, drawing from her in-depth understanding of the cost chain. Danél is passionate about figs and has been dedicated to the export of almost 70% of the South African fig offering for the past seven years.

Department: Management & Support
Market: Far East, Europe, United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East
Produce: Figs

“We are in no other business than the people business.”

Jaco is a born entrepreneur and has been trading fruit since the age of 12 when he started his first business. He has experience in all major business areas, including farming, handling, transport, logistics, IT, marketing operations, finance, management, international and domestic affairs. He is fluent in French and also has basic Spanish language skills.