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Citrus Export Supply Chain Short Course

In light of measures put in by government regarding COVID-19, Citrus Academy is suspending all Citrus Short Courses until further notice. New dates will be scheduled in due course.

The Citrus Packing Short Course to be held in Sunday's River Valley this week (18-20th March 2019) will, however, proceed as planned.

** Scroll down for the CitrusExport Supply Chain Short Course Workshop Registration Form.

The “export supply chain” refers to all the actions and processes that occur to export fruit aonce it leaves the packhouse door and until it arrives in the overseas market.

In the Citrus Export Supply Chain short course we look at each aspect of this chain, the roles of the service providers (cold stores, fruit terminals, export agents, shipping agents, etc.) in the chain, the importance of meeting market requirements, the role of inspections, the requirements for special markets, the documentation involved in each step of the chain, and the best practices for ensuring that fruit arrives in the overseas markets in the best possible condition.

Every person in the citrus production system should have an understanding of what happens to export fruit after it leaves their hands, and this short course is the ideal induction to the export supply chain.

Programme Content

  • The South African Citrus Industry
  • Citrus Types and Cultivars
  • The Citrus Cold Chain
  • Citrus Production and Flow
  • Supply Chain Operational Overview
  • Phytosanitary Regulations
  • Export Documentation Trail
  • Special Citrus Export Markets

Workshops Costs

Course Fee: R5 175 (incl. VAT) A 10% discount for registration of 4+ people from the same company.
Competency Assessment Fee: R2 300 (incl. VAT)

You can download the full Citrus Export Supply Chain Short Course information document here.
You can download the Assessment Guide for Competency Certificate document here.

For enquiries and registrations, please contact Sive Silo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Nonhle Mbhele at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 031 765 3410.

** Please be advised that registration for each course closes on the Friday before the course commences.

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