The market for organic food products in the Netherlands is growing; however, supply shortages are hampering the grow th of the market. The Republic of South Africa (RSA) has the advantage of being able to produce organic food products during the European winter seas on, as it is located in the southern hemisphere. Sourcing organic products from the RSA could therefore amelio- rate the current shortness of supply.
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The Guide is divided into three sections. The first section provides cultural information and management practices for a number of important vegetable crop groups. For each family, key pests and disease problems are described. Cultural methods and management practices that will help control each problem are listed, as well as materials that may be recommended for use.
Edo Freight (PTY) LTD. is the center of trade for fruit and vegetables Freight in South Africa and rest of the world.This remarkable company is located in City Deep, only 5km south of Johannesburg´s central business district and 26km from OR Tambo International Airport. The Market can easily be accessed from the main freeways, drawing the largest concentration and diversity of buyers from all over the country and the continent particularly neighbouring countries such as Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Zambia, DRC Congo, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
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Field heat should be removed from fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers as quickly as possible after harvest. Each commodity should be maintained at its lowest safe temperature. Cooling and storage requirements for specific commodities are presented below, in NC Cooperative Extension Service Publication AG-414-1, and USDA Agricultural Handbook No. 66.
Proper postharvest cooling can:
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