Green Marketing International - Exporters Of The Finest South African Fruit

Exporters Of The Finest
South African Fruit

Our history

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Green Marketing was established in 1994 and has become a prominent fruit exporter in the South African industry.

1994  Green Marketing is born and develops business within the agricultural sector with focus on manufacture and distribution of “green” crop protection products specifically for the fruit industry.

1997  The fruit industry is de regulated by Minister of Agriculture Derek Hanekom and Green Marketing applies for an export license in order to diversify its activities into the export of fruit.

1998  First export season – Green Marketing successfully exports 87 000 cartons of stonefruit and grape for a group of 4 farmers.

2000  The crop protection side of the business is transferred to associate company Chempac and Green Marketing focussing on export of fruit.

2002  The company has expanded into the full range of fruits exported from SA and it exports for the first time more than 2 million cartons of stonefruit, grape, citrus, apples & pears.

2004  Green Marketing enters into a long term financing arrangements with Du Cap packhouse and becomes the exclusive packer of stonefruit and soft citrus for Green Marketing. This state of the art packhouse becomes the 3rd packhouse in SA to become BRC accredited.

2005  Green Marketing becomes one of the top 15 exporters by volume from SA.

2008 Green Marketing is appointed by Sunworld International as one of only three licensed exporters entitled to export the Sunworld range of stonefruit varieties and one of five exporters licensed to export Sunworld grape varieties around the world.

2009  Long term financing arrangements entered into with various farmers to enable them to establish and grow a range of new and exciting grape and stonefruit varieties.

2011 The persimmon export fruit industry de regulates and Green Marketing becomes one of 3 exporters to be involved in the export of persimmons from SA to customers worldwide.

2012 Ryno Bougas and Wiekus Hellmann join the board as Directors.