SAPO Trust is a plant improvement organisation established in 1974 in Ceres and is currently situated on Fleurbaix Farm, Van Reede street, Die Boord, Stellenbosch since 1987 with a satellite station established in 2007 at Tygerhoek Farm in Riviersonderend in co-operation with the Department of Agriculture:Western Cape.. 

SAPO Trust’s mission is to develop a comprehensive range of virus-free plant material that can be supplied cost-effectively to the fruit industries in South Africa. The company pioneers variety development and the commercialisation of new fruit varieties in South Africa. It is SAPO Trust's vision to be the preferred fruit plant material provider in the country, as they continually strive to be on top of a competitive industry.

“Love for plants is a profession of hope.”

A look into the life at SAPO Trust

In this corporate video, SAPO Trust shines light on the delivate, and often intricate process involved in producing improved plant material.
To watch the video, please click the screen to the right.

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Our e-newsletter

Every quarter SAPO Trust will bring out an electronic publication containing news on new varieties and industry trends as well as what's happening at SAPO Trust headquarters and the Nursery in Riversonderend. Sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter by clicking on the link below. Or click on the archive button to view past newsletters.