Where we from
Grabouw is a town located in the Theewaterskloof Municipality in the Western Cape in South Africa. Grabouw is located some 65 km south – east of Cape Town, over Sir Lowry’s Pass from Somerset West, along the N2 highway. The town is the commercial centre for the vast Elgin Valley, the largest single export fruit-producing area in Southern Africa, which extends between the Hottentots – Holland, Kogelberg, Groenland, and Houwhoek Mountains.
It is the largest apple growing area and produces about 60% of South Africa export apple crop. It is also the third largest pear growing area. The valley is renowned for cultivating fresh chrysanthemums, roses and proteas. In addition to primary production, the area is also home to several agri-processing firms including Appletiser and Elgin Fruit Juices. It also has an established transport industry.
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