what we have in common:

  • we don’t take ourselves too seriously
  • we love what we do
  • we care for one another
  • we have loads of passion for fruit
  • we are grateful for our opportunities
  • we value relationships more than the product
  • we don’t see obstacles, we see opportunities

The Old Guard

Front: Dr Aart Louw (Chief Researcher and Plant Breeder), Willem Schmidt (Managing Director), Bob Dunley-Owen (General Manager Packhouse & Marketing).
Back: Garth Brokensha (General Manager – Farming), Thys Botes (Financial Manager).

Hectorspruit Packhouse Team

Front Row from left to right: Jubulane Ngomane, Obert Masinga

Back Row from left to right: Andile Sengwayo, Lean van Schalkwyk, Jacques Theron

Neofresh Academy

Front: Lean van Schalkwyk (Manager: Packhouse, Logistics & Marketing)
Sinnah Fekwayo (Training Manager)

Back: Bob Dunley-Owen (General Manager: Packhouse & Marketing)

Nelspruit Office

Front: Natasha Badenhorst (Financial Manager), Carlien Chapman (Creditors Clerk)

Back: Lynette Pieterse(Inventory Clerk), Maud de Bruin (Detors Clerk), Jackie Jacobs (Project Accountant), Edmond Temperman(Senior Financial Accountant)

Hectorspruit Admin Team

Front: Dorries Mazibuko (Admin Clerk: Accounts), Joyce Mhlaba (Admin Clerk), Sinnah Fekwayo (Training Manager)
Back: Promise Ndlovu (Admin Clerk: Payroll), Irene van der Bank (Admin Manager- Operations)

Research & Development Team

Front from left to right: Dr Aart Louw (Chief Researcher and Fruit Breeder), Nomzamu Khanyile (Blueberry and granadilla evaluation blocks), Bongani Gumede (Nursery Supervisor), Willem Schmidt (MD), Garth Brokensha (GM: Farming)
Back Row from left to right: Gerrit Nieuwoudt (Head: R&D), Lean van Schalkwyk (Manager: Packhouse, Logistics and Marketing), Schalk Potgieter (General Manager: Neo Berry)

Low’s Creek Team

Front: Christinah Maseko (Packhouse Manager: Low’s Creek), Tinah Maphanga (Admin Clerk)
Back: Doug Tapson (Farm Manager: Low’s Creek)

Farming Team

Front: Xolani Mashaba (Farm Manager)
Second Row: Garth Brokensha (General Manager – Farming), Abel Shabangu (Assistant Farm Manager), Doug Tapson (Farm Manager: Low’s Creek)
Back: Michael Ncabane (Farm Supervisor), Raymond Mkhabela (Farm Manager: Kenworthy)

Maintenance Team

Front: David Nkosi
Second row: Henry Nkosi & Raymond Mkhabela
Third row: Sizwe Nkomo & Joe Shabangu
Fourth row: Kobus Raath
Fifth row: Doug Tapson

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