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TARKE AYRES was established in 1877, and has since entrenched itself in Agriculture on the African Continent. We have become one of Africa’s premier seed companies, proudly exporting from our base in South Africa to over 40 countries worldwide. Our values of quality and service delivery have excelled us internationally.

timesaving and convenient solution that is accessible to all. SPAR is one of the most trusted brands in Southern Africa and the new pharmacy offering compliments this attribute by providing quality medicines and products to care for the whole family. Although there are currently only two locations offering this service in Lowveld’s regional network, De Vos believes it is only a matter of time before more pharmacological locations are added: “With new additions to stores like the Pharmacy at SPAR being very well received and used by the consumers, I think it is only a matter of time before we double or even triple the number of SPAR pharmacy stores in the Lowveld region. “


The introduction of warehouse management software, RF scanning and a more streamlined process has contributed hugely to improved performance at the Lowveld warehouse” Customer Adaptation

The general economy in South Africa has been sluggish over the last 12 months, mostly driven down by external sectors, labour unrest and several strikes in the mining sector. The mining sector holds great sway over other sectors due to the sheer level of income generated from the market and the number of sectors that have revenue tied up in mining activities; such as logistics,

We supply to everyone from the small scale farmer, the garden flower enthusiast to the large scale commercial farmer. Our products are available in various sizes, packaging, and an extensive range so that we can cater to our client’s individual needs, wherever they may be. With breeding programs in various hybrid crops, we have established ourselves as leaders in developing seeds with required protection for African and world conditions. With “My Spar” we found an ideal partner to further our sales into various sectors and countries. With the incredible international growth of Spar, we have grown alongside their success into countries like Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Mauritius, Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa. We are proud to be associated with Spar and all their future endeavours. Tel 0860 782 753

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Africa Outlook Issue 19  

Essential reading for those who want to keep up to date with African business.

Africa Outlook Issue 19  

Essential reading for those who want to keep up to date with African business.