Macadamia farm celebrates good harvest, launches harvest festival
The Eastern Cape government-funded Ncerha Macadamia Farm harvested 58 tons of high-export macadamia nuts during this year’s harvest despite the crippling drought.
This is the farm’s fifth harvest in four years. The 2013 harvest yielded just 8.7 tons but last year, that number went up to 80 tons.
The state has invested R147-million into the project to date, with 151 people having been employed.
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