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Western Cape company focuses on fruit exports, including blueberries, grapes and pears

United Exports says new funding will help create over 1,300 jobs by 2030

Western Cape-based fruit farming company United Exports has signed a €14 mln loan deal with international lenders, which will be used to boost sustainable blueberry production in South Africa.

United Exports, which focuses on the export of a wide range of fruit, including blueberries, grapes, and pears, said the funding provided by global development institutions — the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank (FMO) — would help expand its operations and create more than 1,300 direct and indirect jobs by 2030. The industry employs about 40,000 people and generates more than R1.2bn in export revenue.


Source: businesslive.co.za


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