Piketberg Pome Fruit

Western Cape, South Africa

Consolidation of three deciduous and stone fruit farms, namely Stawelklip, Hochland and Voorstevlei, totalling 1 036 hectares with 142 hectares under production.

Located in Piket Bo-Berg area, approximately 130km north of Cape Town in the West Coast region with accessibility to markets and ports. It lies circa 850m above sea level, which creates a unique and ideal microclimate for fruit growing. Summers are hot and dry, winters are cold and wet with good quality sandy soil.

Terrain exited this investment in early 2023.


Acquisition date:

November 2011

Key milestones:

  • Acquired with 142ha deciduous & stone fruit under production
  • Established 43ha of new citrus (17ha at Stawelklip)
  • Replanted 19ha orchards with apples and pears
  • Sold Voorstevlei in Dec 2020
  • Packhouse facility and worker accommodation upgraded
  • 2 new hostels built

The positive impact we made:

  • 223 new job opportunities created
  • Adult education and training for 60+ employees
  • Introduced:
    • Computer Literacy Programmes
    • Childcare facilities
    • Dedicated vehicle to transport staff to clinic and medical doctors
    • School aftercare facility
  • International accreditations – GLOBALG.A.P
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