New fruit industry initiative to bolster representation


JOHANNESBURG, January 11 (ANA) - Agrobusiness advocacy group Agbiz said on Friday it had appointed Stephanie van der Walt as general manager of its Fruit Desk, a new initiative aimed at ensuring the sector is better represented.

It said van der Walt was joining from the National Agricultural Marketing Council where she has served since 2010, first as a senior analyst and later as a manager.

"The purpose of the desk is to ensure that the South African fruit sector is represented in matters of policy, regulation and market access," Agbiz said in a statement.

- African News Agency (ANA)


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