Africa Day is celebrated on 25 May 2018 and marks the formation of the African Union. Africa has seen a vast increase in investment and growth over the past 50 plus years and many companies have already mobilised to capture this emerging demand.
The Shoprite Group has trailblazed trading in Africa in many respects. Since kicking off its ambitious expansion into the continent in 1990, the South African grocery retailer now has its footprints firmly planted in over 460 locations across 14 African countries.
The global strawberry market reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, 5% higher than the previous year. Th market volume underwent a robust expansion from 2007-2016 according to a report published by IndexBox,, increasing with a CAGR of +5%.