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Presentation: Commercial sweetpotato production methods in South Africa

Jacobus Risseeuw runs a commercial sweetpotato production business called Risseeuw Boerdery in Limpopo South Africa. Based on his experience, he outlined the principles of running a successful business, and then shared his experiences and factors that influence successful sweetpotato production. This included an outline of all the stages that are taken from soil preparation, right up to marketing, and post-sales analysis to improve management practices. He also gave examples of the challenges encountered in large scale sweetpotato production and how his company was addressing them.

Authors: Kobus Risseeuw, Boerdery Risseew, Kobus Risseeuw, Boerdery Risseew

Contributors: Kobus Risseeuw, Kobus Risseeuw

Subjects: Marketing, Processing

Pages: 15

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: October 1, 2015

Keywords: packaging, post-harvest, South Africa


RISSEEUW, K. and BOERDERY, R. 2015. Sweetpotato commercial farming in RSA. International Potato Center (CIP).