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  • South Africa’s first black deciduous fruit producers organization with a geographical footprint in 7 provinces.
  • A free-standing structure representing 113 producer units, with its own board of directors.
  • Playing a leading role in the process of driving a transformation agenda for the deciduous industry.

The Deciduous Fruit Development Chamber (DFDC-SA) was created in November 2007, with the strategic intent of transforming the deciduous fruit industry, that is inclusive of black farmers throughout the value chain. The DFDC-SA has a high level mandate of doubling the industry by 2050 through a transformation agenda.


To establish sustainable enterprises through mutually beneficial and strategic initiatives in growing black ownership within the Deciduous Fruit Industry.


To be the transformation agent of the Deciduous Fruit Industry to develop meaningful black ownership in the Deciduous Fruit Economy


  • Increase Deciduous Fruit Industry footprint in other provinces
  • Representation of black farmers through the value chain
  • Equity to be 100% black owned with exit strategy
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