Archive for the tag: ‘Hermanus’

BLUE REVOLUTION: SA moving to secure its share of world aquaculture growth

Article as appeared on: 26 July 2013 in Engineering News     South Africa’s aquaculture industry, though still in its infancy, has been identified by government as a key priority sector because of its potential to supplement dwindling wild-caught fish stocks with cultured fish products. Aquaculture – often referred to as the Blue Revolution – […]

Abagold receives a visit from a VIP

On Wednesday, 11th June, Abagold had the privilege of hosting from Mr. Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism.   The purpose of Min. Winde’s visit was to familiarise himself with the commercial aquaculture industry which is an important growth industry in the Western Cape Province. The second reason for his […]

Advancing agricultural abalone

Article as appeared on: 7 May 2013 AGRI-BUSINESS investment fund, Agri-Vie, has flagged aquaculture in South Africa as an increasingly important initiative in protecting the abalone species. The company believes abalone-farming ventures could be the basis for the future development of the national aquaculture industry. Widespread poaching of abalone (known locally as perlemoen) has been […]

Abagold wins Exporter of the year!

On Wednesday night, 20 March, Abagold Ltd won the inaugural annual South African Premier Business award for Exporter of the year, hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre by the Department of Trade and Industry (the DTI) in conjunction with Proudly South African and Brand South Africa, and attended by 2000 guests. Abagold’s award was received […]

Agriseta Abagold (Hermanus Times)

Article as appeared on 18 October 2012 . . . . Two Abagold employees received accolades at the recent AgriSETA annual excellence awards ceremony. Faniswa Mtebele was nominated for the best adult basic education and training pupil, and Sihle Dlamini for best intern. Both nominees were selected as finalists in their respective categories and were […]