Citrus growers in areas like Letsitele, Hoedspruit and Onderberg have decided to pick their grapefruit earlier in order...Read More
About Our Company
First Fruits Consulting is a specialized service provider to the citrus industry, delivering independent consultation advice on production practices in order to optimize yield and quality. Combining sound scientific recommendations with extensive orchard visits, ensures that production practices are adjusted to the specific, changing needs of the crop ahead of critical crop stages.
In this way trees receive the exact inputs they need, precisely when they need it, leading to above average yields of quality fruit while minimizing alternate bearing. We value our clients and build long term relationships.
Our Vision • Our Mission
Provide specialised, relevant production advice to citrus growers to ensure profitability and sustainability within a dynamic and demanding marketplace. The farm of the future is a cost effective business with optimised, specialised processes from soil to shelf, making use of the latest research results and technology available to the industry.
First Fruits Consulting aims to be at the forefront of new developments in citrus production related science and technology in order to ensure relevant, innovative advice to citrus grower clients, to ensure their competitive advantage.
Aiming to be at the forefront of new developments in
citrus production related science and technology.
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