Portraits of Africa
The story of the first Fair Trade accredited blueberry grower in the world →


Nestling among the foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains near George, in South Africa’s Western Cape province, is Blue Mountain Berries (BMB) farm, a well-known producer of blueberries. Blueberries are an extremely popular berry due to its high anti-oxidant value and various other health benefits. These qualities are highly promoted by British retailers, which provide the market for BMB. How we made it in Africa’s Loraine Stander talked to owner, Chrisleo Botha.

(via agrifinance-magazine)