Linking primary production with on-site wholesaling and
processing as well as downstream trading are concepts that
a lot of effort have been expended on.
Quite often on-farm pack houses, processing facilities such
as wine cellars, cold chain facilities and other value-adding
facilities form part of integrated business planning.
Examples include Yukon Vuselela (17 beneficiaries)
and R59 Enterprises in Bothaville,
Philippi and Ugu Agricultural
Markets, Adama Empowerment
project (Bosman Boerdery near
Wellington, a large project where
beneficiaries (260) are involved not
only in primary agriculture, but in
the whole range of value adding
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