Archive for the ‘ABAGOLD IN THE NEWS’ Category

Abalone Company Creates More Than 120 Jobs – Thanks to R5.6 Million Incentive From the dti

Sidwell Medupe-Departmental Spokesperson 2014-12-01 Abagold Limited, a company that farms abalone in Hermanus, Western Cape is one of the few companies that have already accessed the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the dti) Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme (ADEP) incentive and has already created  120 new jobs. The Managing Director of Abagold, Mr Christo du […]


By Cilene Bekker 2014-12-08 Abagold Limited in Hermanus, which farms abalone for export, was the judge’s choice for the Transnet National Ports Authority for the best non-manufacturing exporter of the year at the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry Exporter of the Year function on 28 November. Nautic Africa scooped the Transnet Port Terminals Award […]


Abagold, an abalone farming and aquatic feed company, was announced the national winner of the Innovation Award at the Productivity SA awards function held in Johannesburg on 30 October. Abagold won the award for their innovative new water reticulation system designed by their engineering manager, Christiaan de Wet. The new system was recently commissioned and […]

Productivity SA Western Cape Awards

On the 9th September 2014, Abagold Ltd was announced the Winner in the corporate sector at this year’s Productivity SA Western Cape Awards held at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town. Abagold is now automatically nominated for the National Productivity Awards along with all other regional winners. The national winners will be announced on […]

Western Cape to boost aquaculture

Article as appeared on’s website: 31 July 2013 The Western Cape government is examining ways to establish special economic zones (SEZs) to grow its aquaculture industry, according to Alan Winde, the provincial minister of finance, economic development and tourism. Winde visited the province’s two largest abalone farms, Abagold and HIK Abalone Farm, both in Hermanus, on 12 […]