Down the Sonderend River to Oubos

Down the Sonderend River to Oubos

It is apple time in the Cape and we are heading to the Riviersonderend Valley on the second leg of our trip to pick some apples on one of the most magical fruit farms in the country. The three Groenewald farms which provides nearly 70% of the nearly 50,000 tons of...
Celebrations in the South African Sharon fruit orchards

Celebrations in the South African Sharon fruit orchards

South Africa’s Sharon Fruit growers are celebrating! A long wait is over and the have finally been granted access to the US market. Fredo is celebrating with them because over the past decade he got to know this fledgling young industry very well and has become a...
We pick fresh crispy apples in the Riviersonderend Valley

We pick fresh crispy apples in the Riviersonderend Valley

Apple time in the Cape and we are heading to the Riviersonderend Valley to pick some apples on one of the most magical fruit farms in the country. It will take a bit of time getting there, because the journey is an eye-pleasing one and there is a lot of time to stop...
A square apple and pear story for the famous April Fool’s Day

A square apple and pear story for the famous April Fool’s Day

Fredo is normally scared of every story which appears on the 1-st of April. Therefore, when TruCape’s Brian Berhman send him a story about ‘square apples’, and it arriving shortly before the April Fool’s Day, it sounded rather ‘fishy’. Square apples and pears from...