The summers are very warm, while the winters are cold with black frost often occurring in June and July. One of the reasons why this region is able to make such a large contribution to the industry, is because there are two production seasons in the region.
Potatoes South Africa
Potatoes South Africa is a non-profit company incorporated under the South African Companies Act No 71 of 2008 whose main objective is to serve, protect and promote the interests of the South African potato industry.
In terms of its role in the potato industry, Potatoes South Africa operates as an organisation and its structure represents a network of participating role players and individuals who have the development and competitiveness of the industry at heart.