wine South African export circular economy traincefood EU food trade
Type: Circular economy
Sector: English
Target: Articles/Scientific articles
Dogs: Cooperatives/NGOs Teachers/trainers/educators, Teachers/trainers/educators, researches

South African wine is well known in Europe, but Europeans consume many more South African products, often without knowing. The European Union (EU) is the second largest market for South African exports, and food and beverages represent a particularly important category – think for instance of citrus fruits, fish and seafood, grapes, avocados, macadamia nuts, fruit juices and sugar. Meanwhile, many European companies have invested in South Africa (SA) to serve the local market.

Author: Jeske van Seters, Tlale Matseke and Sean Woolfrey