Wes-Kaap Jongboer van die Jaar

‘n 36-jarige eierprodusent van Plettenbergbaai is die Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou Jongboer van die Jaar vir 2019. Johan van der Schyff is op Woensdagaand 22 Mei tydens ‘n geselligheid in Durbanville as die wenner aangewys en sal later vanjaar om die titel van Agri SA Toyota SA Nasionale Jongboer van die Jaar meeding. Johan boer…

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Wes-Kaap Jongboer

“Die uiteenlopende bedryfsvertakkings, fokus, energie en ingesteldheid van vanjaar se deelnemers aan die Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou Jongboer van die Jaar 2019 kompetisie, wys net weer dat die toekoms van die Wes-Kaap se landbousektor in die beste hande moontlik is. Hulle is sakemanne in eie reg wat kies om hulle tyd en kundigheid in die…

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Ina Paarman's Blondies

Our Brownies are one of our most popular bake mixes. Do try this white chocolate recipe with added nuts using our Vanilla Cake Mix. Makes ± 25 YOU WILL NEED 2 extra large eggs, at room temperature ½ cup (125 ml) butter, melted ½ cup (125 ml) canola oil ¾ cup (180 ml) fresh full…

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Ina Paarman;s Pork chop and plums

The success and succulence of this recipe for pork chops with plums depends on the thickness of the chops. Ask the butcher to cut 2 cm thick chops from a whole pork loin. Serves 4-5 YOU WILL NEED 4 pork loin chops, 2 cm thick Ina Paarman’s Lemon & Black Pepper Seasoning ½ cup (125…

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Prebiotics

Changes in lifestyle and eating habits have led to considerable multiplication of health problems and chronic diseases. There is a growing global concern on nutrition and personal health, functional foods gaining public acceptance. A food that contains biologically active compounds or components which are beneficially affects one or more target functions such as reduction of…

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Why eat more fish

Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Seafood prominently includes fish (finfish) and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Edible sea plants, such as some seaweed and microalgae, are widely eaten as seafood around the world, especially in Asia. Most of the seafood harvest today is…

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Agritourism

Agritourism routes offer opportunities for diversification and sustainability to the agricultural sector in South Africa. The agricultural sector is a key driver of South Africa’s economy given its forward and backward linkages to other sectors. However, after prolonged growth in South Africa’s agricultural economy, recent years have been synonymous with a volatile environment due to…

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Food scientist

Alison Barr, Hlanzeka Mpanza and Anja Lategan will forever go down in the annals of Stellenbosch University (SU) as trailblazers. They are the first three students to graduate with an MSc degree in Food and Nutrition Security from the institution, after the programme was first launched in 2017. Mpanza is a nutritionist, while Barr and…

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Bigbucks apples

South Africa in the late 1980’s was a powder-keg. A nationwide state-of-emergency was in place which increased the apartheid government’s already over-reaching powers to detain people indefinitely without trial. There was hardly a more dangerous time to be politically active and, for Errol April and others who joined the banned military force, Umkhonto we Sizwe,…

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Dairy product of the year

‘n Boetiekkaas gemaak van gelyke hoeveelhede bok- en beesmelk is Suid-Afrika se 2019 Suiwelproduk van die Jaar. St Francis of Ashisi, vervaardig deur Belnori Boutique Cheesery van Bapsfontein, Gauteng, is uit 882 suiwelprodukte van 76 vervaardigers as die wenner aangewys by die Agri-Expo Qualité-toekenningsdinee op 29 Maart 2019 by GrandWest in Kaapstad. “Vir ‘n produk om met…

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