Archive for the tag: ‘Pierre Hugo’
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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 the biggest threat [...]
When Dr Pierre Hugo started his research on spawning abalone in captivity almost 30 years ago, little did he know that his research would lead to the establishment of the largest abalone farming company in South Africa.
25 Years later, Abagold Limited had been formed. The company consisted of three farms, namely Sea View, Bergsig and [...]
Article as appeared in
5 March 2011
In the 1980’s vet Pierre Hugo tried to breed and rear abalone in a spare room of his house. His sons fetched buckets of sea water from the ocean every day to refill the tanks. They even experimented with the mollusks’ diet, feeding them lettuce, cabbage, cereal and potatoes.
Artikel soos verskyn in Rapport – Sondag 5 Oktober 2008 deur Helen Ueckermann.
Gekweekte perlenoem van Abagold van Hermanus in die Wes-Kaap is net so smaaklik soos sy gesogte Japanse eweknie en beklee daarom ’n topposisie en prysklas in die mark.
“Dit is die eindresultaat van die navorsing en teelpogings wat van 1984 af deur dr. Pierre [...]
Article by Bronwynne Jooste.
Hermanus can now officially lay claim to two of the Western Cape’s fastest-growing and most innovative export businesses.
Hermanus-based Elezane Industries and Abagold are finalists in the Cape Town Chamber of Commerce’s 2008 Exporter of the Year awards.