2022 tobacco marketing season rakes in US$500k

By Davison Vandira Tobacco has raked in almost half a billion United States Dollars in a season characterised by high prices averaging an unprecedented figure of three United States dollars.…

Exhibitors eye viable businesses at ADMA Agri Show

By Stanley James, Business Editor OVER 100 exhibitors are taking part at the Agricultural Dealers and Manufacturers Association (ADMA) Agricultural Show, which kicked off at the Borrowdale race course in…

Annual ADMA agri-show returns

By Stanley James, Business Editor THE local agricultural sector is bracing up for the annual ADMA Agri-Show which returns to Harare this Thursday after a two year break due to…

Farmers urged to exploit citrus export market

By Tapiwa Machemedze ZIMBABWE’S citrus production sector has been identified as a low hanging fruit, with potential to increase the country’s gross domestic product if more farmers come on board.…

Smallholder participation & value addition to spur horticulture exports

By Stanley James, Business Editor WITH the country targeting increased foreign currency receipts, smallholder participation and value addition have been cited as key to the growth of horticulture exports. The…

Golden leaf fetches US$ 4.99 per kilogramme

By Tendai Munengwa THE tobacco auctioning system which suffered a severe knock over the past few years is on the rebound, with the bulk of farmers excited at the turn…

Cotton farmers welcome new payment system

By Tendai Munengwa COTTON farmers have welcomed the payment on delivery model adopted by the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (COTTCO), saying it will see growers getting real value for their…

CSC to open in August

By Yolanda Moyo LIVESTOCK farmers have been urged to gear up for the reopening of Cold Storage Company in August this year, as the meat processing company will engage communal…

President commissions Swiss medicinal cannabis farm and processing plant

By Justin Mahlahla President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed the continued investments from the Swiss Federation as a demonstration of strong ties between Zimbabwe and Switzerland. He was speaking during the…

Local companies showcase horticultural produce in Italy

By Davison Vandira ZIMBABWE’s outstanding organic horticultural produce is attracting buyers at the Macfrut 2022, the largest fruit and vegetable exhibition underway in Remini, Italy. Ten local companies in the…