Production Area – Ceres

Production Area – Ceres

Ceres Cascade FarmsThe diversity in micro climate of the two units – Cascade and Montana Farms – enable the Wolfaardt family to produce quality stone fruit from early too late. The combined 1317 hectares of the two units, include breath taking mountain wilderness area. In conjunction with Cape Nature, portions of the Montana farm have been set aside to form part of a nature reserve; as it is one of the few known habitats of the endangered geometric tortoise.Read more
Goosen BoerderyThe Goosen Family started farming on Jagerskraal, Prince Alfred’s Hamlet during 1861 and is one of the oldest farming families in the area.  Born from a lineage of pioneers, the management of the business currently lies with 5th and 6th a generation which consists of Danie, Janus and JC Goosen as directors of the company. The company consists of three farming units, Jagerskraal (Prince Alfred’s Hamlet), Ou Stasie (Wolseley) and Nuutbegin (Rawsonville). Read more
Kalos FarmingDaniël Goosen is part of the fifth generation of Goosens farming on the original Waboomsrivier farm, on which the town of Prince Alfred’s Hamlet, Ceres originated. After two generations, the farms were split between brothers and the part he currently farms, became Bo-Jagerskraal (later renamed Waboomskraal). His father, Gerhard Goosen, farmed on this property since 1968, but after his sudden death in 1991, Daniel took over the reigns. Waboomskraal has a fruit production unit and a drying plant. Read more
VerdunVerdun Estates is in character and tradition a family business. Founded by JC Goosen in 1851 and acquired by Izak and Bertha Wolfaardt in 1918, it is one of the oldest farms in Prince Alfred’s Hamlet. Started as a mixed farming venture as was the norm in this region,it has turned it’s focus to Stone Fruit, and specifically Nectarines, since the 1980’s. It is noteworthy that the first Wolfaardt Nectarines graced the markets of the UK in as early as 1924. Read more

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