Out of Africa

Gerrit Van Der Merwe (right), chairman of the Western Cape Citrus Producers Forum, offers an orange to a customer at Food Emporium's Bridgemarket location in Manhattan, New York City. Van Der Merwe was sampling products and talking to customers as part of an in-store demonstration of Fair Trade Fruit from his South African farm. The WCCPF www.summercitrus.com is a consortium of some 350 growers approved

Gerrit Van Der Merwe (right), chairman of the Western Cape Citrus Producers Forum, offers an orange to a customer at Food Emporium's Bridgemarket location in Manhattan, New York City. Van Der Merwe was sampling products and talking to customers as part of an in-store demonstration of Fair Trade Fruit from his South African farm. The WCCPF www.summercitrus.com [1] is a consortium of some 350 growers approved to export citrus to the U.S.