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Graaff Fruit takes on the Workplace Challenge

Graaff Fruit management during one of the Workplace challenge training sessions underway at Graaff Fruit. Graaff Fruit has started with the Workplace Challenge (WPC), a proactive ongoing training initiative to actively encourage and facilitate negotiated change within the workplace in order to improve productivity and job creation. Our management team is fully committed to this exciting new challenge and the full management team, including our CEO, middle management and team leaders are [...]

2018-08-26T12:46:04+00:00 May 26th, 2018|

Waitrose Foundation visits Rietfontein crèche

Above: Rietfontein crèche and pre-school principal Clerina Coenraad (left) and Rietfontein Waitrose Foundation committee member Rozanne Carolus with one of the stunning new interior murals painted by Funky Murals at the Rietfontein crèche. The Waitrose Foundation is the corporate social responsibility entity attached to the premium UK retailer Waitrose. The Foundation is committed to investing in the socio-economic development of farm workers and their families on the farms that supply Waitrose. As [...]

2018-06-01T12:43:33+00:00 March 1st, 2018|

Leopont Properties prepares to start harvesting

Above, from left to right: Leopont Properties shareholders Harry Thorpe, Patrick Maart, Jacobus Mietas (back), Pieter Jantjies, Piet Snyers, Piet Swarts and Jacobus Visagie in their Transvalia peach orchard. It was all smiles at Welgemeen Farm as the shareholders of Leopont Properties, the farm’s management company, were preparing to harvest their first fruit for the current harvest. “We plan to harvest these Transvalia peaches tomorrow and we are excited for the harvest [...]

2017-11-21T10:01:02+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

Rosemary Sanda from Romansrivier wins Best NQF Level 4 Learnership achievement in the National Agriseta Awards

Graaff Fruit is proud to announce that Rosemary Sanda from Romansrivier has the honour of being chosen as the best NQF Level 4 agricultural learnership student in South Africa! Rosemary works at Romansrivier and is head of technical operations, supervisor for the agricultural chemicals storage room and quality controller. In October she won the National AgriSETA award for the best achievement in an NQF Level 4 Learnership, Farm Management. “During 2016 Rosemary [...]

2017-11-07T12:49:17+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

Romansrivier Manager Christi van den Heever nominated as Delecta Stonefruit Producer of the Year

We are proud to announce that Christi van den Heever, manager at our Romansrivier production unit, was recently nominated as the Delecta Stonefruit producer of the year for 2016/ 2017. At Romansrivier he manages 80 hectares of stonefruit, 65% of which is harvested between October and December annually. Delecta commended his commitment to quality as 85% of the product from Romansrivier arrived in the markets without any quality issues. As Romansrivier is [...]

2017-09-12T10:25:31+00:00 September 12th, 2017|
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