Avocado Production Stats & Regions

% Production by province

Limpopo:
± 60 %

Mpumalanga:
± 29 %

KZN:
± 9 %

Cape provinces:
± 2 %

INDUSTRY FACTS:

  • 18 500 ha planted in South Africa
  • 1000 ha new plantings annually
  • 5-year average annual production: 125 600 t.
  • Employment: 1 permanent worker / 2.6 h.a.
  • Time to full production: 6-8 years
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