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HALLS ADDS PERUVIAN MANGOES TO RA LINE-UP

January 2019
The Company celebrates the Accreditation of farms belonging to its Peruvian supplier, Luna Verde.


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SOUTH AFRICAN AVO INDUSTRY REFLECTS ON PAST SEASON AND FUTURE PRIORITIES

December 2018
At this year’s annual Subtrop marketing symposium for the subtropical fruit industry, speakers made reference to the consistent growth in global demand for, in particular, avocados.


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TRUE GRIT: 125 YEARS OLD AND STILL GOING STRONG

November 2018
The courage, tenacity, integrity, compassion and entrepreneurship of the Lowveld’s Hall family hold many lessons for business and family dynamics.


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HALLS TAPS INTO BRAZILIAN AVO POTENTIAL

August 2018
Halls, one of the world's leading producers and marketers of avocados, has highlighted Brazil as a potentially plentiful supplier of the fruit.


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KAKUZI SETTING THE STANDARDS FOR KENYAN AVOCADOS

July 2018
The first Kakuzi Kenyan avocados arrived at Halls' French operation in Rungis wholesale market last week.


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ZEBRAS WIN THEIR STIPES AT TOURNEYS

June 2018
The defending champs of the seventh annual Halls/Matsafeni Tournament, Mdluli united lost the trophy to Zebra’s FC this past weekend.


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CHANGE AT THE TOP FOR HALLS

April 2018
South Africa-based avocado specialist Halls has revealed that Tracey Davies is set to replace Craig McBain as CEO next month.


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SOUTH AFRICAN AVOCADO VOLUME 40% UP

April 2018
As the South African avocado harvest gets underway industry predictions are that the volume will be up 40% on last season.


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GREG VICHERAT: “LET'S PREVENT AVOCADO FROM BECOMING A LUXURY PRODUCT”

April 2018
The story of the avocado is a successful one. Globally, consumption continues to grow by double figures.


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PREPARING FOR GROWTH

November 2017
As global demand for avocados continues to soar, Halls is investing in new production, nurseries and education to achieve sustainable growth.


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GROWER PARTNER AWARDED RAINFOREST ALLIANCE

August 2017
Halls has announced that that their long-standing Kenyan grower partner, Kakuzi Limited, has been awarded Rainforest Alliance certification.


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HALLS GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

August 2016
Nelspruit – Having amassed land in South Africa over 125 years of business, Halls understands its important role in improving the social and environmental conditions in which it operates.


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AVOCADO DEMAND GREATER THAN LAST YEAR

July 2016
The avocado market remains sky-high. “We are out of green avocados, and there is a shortage. They cannot touch the ground, and we can only barely fulfil our programmes. Prices are increasing to 13 euros for green avocados,


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GREENSKIN AVOCADOS FLOOD EU MARKET

June 2016
After having such a long period where avocados were like gold dust and cost almost as much, the European market for green skin varietal took a sharp dip in week 19 due to record volumes arriving from South Africa and Peru.


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HALLS OF FAME

April 2016
Managing director of Halls’ European arm, Paul Devlin, tells Nina Pullman why we’ve only scratched the surface of the avocado boom. Some produce trends build gradually and spread by word of mouth, and to many that is what appears to have happened in the avocado business


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HALLS GEARED TO MEET RIPE DEMAND

April 2016
As a fully integrated fresh produce business, Halls is ideally positioned to meet the global rising demand for the ripe and ready-to-eat formats.


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AVO DEMAND RISING FASTER THAN PRODUCTION

February 2016
"There continues to be a good demand for avocados with an increasing consumption," says Arjan Verhagen of Halls


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HALLS RIDES AVO WAVE

January 2016
Paddock Wood – Subtropical fruit leader saw “staggering growth” in demand for its number one produce in 2015, with momentum expected to continue going forward.


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HAIL DAMAGES SOUTH AFRICAN MANGO CROP

November 2015
Over the weekend there was a large hail storm in Hoedspruit in the Limpopo area of South Africa. This is the largest mango production region in the country.


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HALLS’ INCREASING DEMAND FOR RIPE

July 2015
As a fully integrated fresh produce business, Halls is ideally positioned to meet the rising demand for the ripe and ready-to-eat formats.


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