South African organic farmers and producers- produce a large variety of fresh produce and finished products. These include various cereals; vegetables, roots and tubers; herbs and spices; fruits, nuts and Rooibos tea.
The largest fruit crops in terms of hectares were bananas, avocado pears and mangoes, while the largest vegetable crops were cucurbits, tomatoes, asparagus, brassicas and potatoes.
Organic wines, raisins, herbal teas, cosmetics, drinks and olive oils are also produced. Furthermore organic dairy farming has just started in some provinces.
Organic products produced in South Africa are sold at both local and export markets. Exports principally sent to European markets, United States and Far East include vegetables, plant products, processed fruits, sugar, wine, essential oils, raisins, fresh & dried herbs and botanicals, cosmetics, table grapes and Rooibos tea.