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Cherry Time @ Bosjes

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SPLASH OF PINK: PAUL RENÉ BUBBLY FESTIVAL

Reis na die beeldskone Robertson tydens lentetyd om die tuiste van Paul René te ontdek by die Wonderfontein Wynlandgoed. Hierdie is die ideale geleentheid om saam met vriende en familie die hart en siel van die handgemaakte Paul René Brut en Brut Rosé ervaar. Daar sal ook jenewer-drankies en kersies van dié fees se vennote, Clemengold Gin en Cherry Time, te proe wees.

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THE DUTOIT GROUP (PTY) LTD LAUNCHES CHERRY TIME

Ceres, Western Cape. The Dutoit Group (Pty) Ltd has launched their latest fresh produce brand, Cherry Time. Produced by the group, these locally grown, superior quality cherries will be marketed under this brand during the cherry season that runs from November to January.

“We have obtained the exclusive rights for the growing and marketing of a series of cultivars from the Zaiger Group from California in the United States,’’ says Pieter du Toit, Managing Director at the Dutoit Group.

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CHERRY TIME 2016-SEISOEN

Meer as 1300 kersieliefhebbers het saam met Cherry Time die feesseisoen afgeskop! Almal was op die uitkyk vir die nuwe Cherry Time webblad en was slaggereed op die 1ste November, om hul eerste aankope te doen. Binne 24 uur was daar 63 Cherry Time kissies verkoop.  

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FIRST DUTOIT AIR FREIGHT CHERRIES ARRIVE IN THE NETHERLANDS

Nico de Jong BV, who recently became a member of the Dutoit Group has received it’s first (air cargo) cherries. 

According to John de Laat from Nico de Jong, they are of exceptionally good quality. 
"Beautiful dark red, sizes 28 + / 30 +, crispy and at the first bite you immediately taste the delicious sweet taste."

At the moment two varieties are available: Royal Down and Vista. 

"In mid-December, we expect the first containers and we will then be able to offer larger volumes," says John. 

"The South African cherry season will run until February. It has been a promising start to the cooperation with Dutoit, a specialist in top and stone fruit from South Africa. Our sales team will answer all your questions concerning the possibilities as to prices, available volumes and packaging options (eg. punnets 250 / 500gr.)."

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SOUTH AFRICA: EXTREME DROUGHT AND HEAT HAS LEFT ITS MARK ON CHERRY VOLUMES

Focus on quality and brand positioning rather than volume for the moment
South Africa: Extreme drought and heat has left its mark on cherry volumes

Harvesting of the cherries for the Cherry Time brand from Dutoit will start with low volumes this week. 

According to Tanith Freeman from the company, the extreme drought and heat during last summer has left its mark. This in addition to a wet, cool spring which has translated into cherries being down in volume. The season will run through to mid January.

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