Fresh Plaza – Slow shipping tempo delays South African pears for Europe & UK

Feb 7, 2022 | Uncategorised

“Early Bon Chretien, Delecta’s first pears of the season which are  eagerly awaited in Europe due to low pear stocks, should have landed today but due to the slow tempo of shipping, the pears will only land in two weeks,” says Awie de Jager, managing director of Delecta Fruit.

The pear harvest started three weeks ago with the South African pear crop forecast to be 8% higher this season, primarily due to a normal Forelle and Packham crop.

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