EU wants to stop S. African citrus imports

citrusThe European Union (EU) is preparing a ban on South African citrus imports that could take orange juice off Europe’s breakfast tables next summer and sour efforts in Brussels to broaden trade with Africa’s biggest economy.

The move follows the … Read the rest

South Africa is world’s biggest exporter of oranges and grapefruit

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and European Commission vice-president Baroness Catherine Ashton discussed citrus exports on Monday.

“Yes, we engaged on the citrus issue and there has been an undertaking, and producers will still be engaging,” Mashabane told reporters in … Read the rest