Farms

Blyderiver Farm is located in the Bushveld near the town of Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.
The farm was purchased by the Unifrutti Group during 2005 to further diversify their operations in South Africa.
The farm is 1046 Hectares in size. The tropical climate of the area is ideal for the production of citrus and mangoes.
There is a total of around 583.92 planted hectares with roughly 482.47 hectares planted with citrus and 101.45 hectares planted with mangoes.
Blyderiver Farm
Region: Limpopo
Nearest Town: Hoedspruit
Area Manager: Fanie Meyer
Farm Manager: Johan Kellerman
Packhouse Manager: Don Coetzee
Contact: (015) 795 5104
The total mango crop is sold on the South African market and amounts to around 3000 tons.
The Citrus Plantings at Blyderiver will remain constant for the foreseeable future. However a replacement program will be maintained to ensure the plantings are kept in line with the latest market requirements especially Lemons.
The following volumes of fruit are currently exported from the Farm:

Citrus
Valencia 627 500
Lemons 164 000
Grapefruit 263 500
Dunbrody Estates Farm is located in the heart of the Sundays River Valley between the towns of Kirkwood and Addo in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The Sundays River Valley is responsible for almost 20% of South Africa’s total citrus production. Dunbrody started off in 1875 as a Roman Catholic missionary.
Dunbrody Estates consists of 1100ha of land, of which 530ha is planted to citrus. The Unifrutti Group purchased a 50% share in Dunbrody Estates in October 1999. This was the first investment of the group in South Africa. The balance of the shares was taken up in March 2002.
Dunbrody Estates Farm
Region: Eastern Cape
Nearest Town: Kirkwood
Area Manager: Deon Joubert
Farm Manager: Steve Lloyd
Contact: (042) 230 1991
A constant renewal process focuses on selecting the latest and most promising new citrus varieties.
The following volumes of fruit are currently exported from the farm:

Citrus
Soft Citrus 189 500
Navels 222 500
Valencia 423 500
Lemons 367 000
Matroozefontein Farm is located in the heart of the Sandveld near the towns of Piketberg, Redelinghuys and Elands Bay in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
The farm was purchased by the Unifrutti Group during 2004 with the aim of supplying fruit to the USA and European Markets as well as to extend Unifrutti’s product offering to Table Grapes.
The farm Matroozefontein is made up of 4 portions of land amounting to 2200 Hectares in size. The cool breeze from the ocean creates the ideal climate for the production of top quality table grapes.
There is a total of around 152 planted hectares with roughly 104 hectares planted with citrus and 48 hectares planted with Table Grapes. Planned development will increase the planted surface to 220 hectares by 2018.
Matroozefontein Farm
Region: Western Cape
Nearest Town: Redelinghuys
Area Manager: Simon Baty
Farm Manager: Hein Koegelenberg
Contact: (022) 962 1730
There is a great drive to renew the current varieties with the focus on the latest and best available Mandarin, Late Mandarin, Lemon as well as the latest seedless grape varieties available in the market.
The following volumes of fruit are currently exported from the Farm:

Table Grapes
White Seedless 20 000
Red Seedless 10 500
Red Seeded 45 000
Black Seeded 18 000
Black Seedless 8 500
Citrus
Soft Citrus 59 000
Navels 58 500
Valencia 12 000
Lemons 18 000