The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), Southern Africa, is hosting its second annual conference at Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa from 1—3 August 2023.
This highly anticipated event provides a platform for vibrant discussions, insightful presentations, and fruitful networking opportunities centred around the bountiful world of fresh produce.
The conference aims to bring together a diverse community of producers, distributors, input and service providers, wholesalers, retailers, importers/exporters, processors, manufacturers and anyone passionate about fresh produce.
Stephanie van der Walt, IFPA County Manager, Southern Africa Region, said: “Together, we will explore the latest trends, innovations, and challenges facing the industry, fostering a collaborative environment for knowledge sharing and mutual growth. The IFPA Southern Africa Conference offers an opportunity to all participants in the value chain to expand knowledge, broaden networks, and gain valuable insights from leading experts and industry pioneers. We strive to offer an enriching experience that will leave delegates inspired, informed, and motivated to make a positive impact in the world of fresh produce.”
Cathy Burns, CEO of the International Fresh Produce Association, opened IFPA Southern Africa’s conference. According to the media AgriOrbit, she presented the latest global fresh produce information and research, and the organisation’s role as a supply chain in Southern Africa. She added that IFPA aspires to be a powerful champion for its members and the industry by paving the way to increase accessibility to fresh produce for more people.