Desert Fruit Namibia, a date farm which actively farms and markets speciality varieties including Medjool, Zamli, Khallas and Barhi, has expressed confidence in the upcoming harvest of the fresh dates, which is envisaged for end January or early February 2020. Managing Director Seth Holmes advised that the company has been steadily improving its fresh [...]
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On 24 October 2019, a delegation of 18 senior military officers from the Namibia Command and Staff College based in Okahandja led by the Commandant of the College, Brigadier General Mathew Shipulwa, conducted a study tour to Desert Fruit Namibia (DFN). The study tour is part of a course aimed at developing NDF Senior [...]
Desert Fruit Farm in association with the representative of the Ministry of Education, Schools Inspector, Mrs Magdeman and the Counsellor of the Karas East Constituency Counsellor, D. Coetzee initialled a program of familiarisation with the Namibian Tertiary Structures . This program is focused primarily at the senior learners from the High Schools of the Karasberg [...]
What has become an annual event, initially conceptualised by Counsellor of the Karas East Constituency, Counsellor Coetzee and the Department of Education Schools inspector, Mrs Magdeman, The Karasberg Academic Achievements Awards. These awards, now sponsored by Desert Fruit since 2015, seek to pay tribute to the hard working and dedicated Learners within the Karasberg Schooling [...]
Managing Director Seth Holmes presenting a copy of the winner’s certificate to Honourable Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry – Hon. Deputy Minister Lucia Lipumbu. Seth Holmes, Willem Amutenya. Diina V. Nashidengo (Deputy Director) Deputy Executive Director of Agriculture Ms Ester N. Kaapanda, Seth Holmes (MD Desert Fruit), Honourable Minister of Agricultre - [...]
Desert Fruit Namibia (DFN) has been awarded with a Khalifa award, namely the Award of Pioneering development and productive project by the Honourable Professor Ziad the Secretary General of the Khalifa Date Palm. This award, which DFN shares with SAHAM Agriculture of Morocco, recognises Desert Fruit Namibia for their invaluable contribution to the Date [...]
Desert Fruit Namibia, one of only a limited number of date producers in the Southern Hemisphere, has begun to harvest Khalas – a new product line and staple for Date Growers in the Middle East. Seth Holmes, Managing Director of DFN explains: “Traditionally, Khalas is a staple in the date markets as a naturally [...]
Desert Fruit Kids crèche proudly celebrated their 2nd graduates on 11 December 2018. These children are ready to join Grade 1 at school next year and some of them will embark on their journey at the Ariamsvlei Primary School. Principal Forbes of the Ariamsvlei Primary School said she looked forward to welcoming the new scholars [...]
Desert Fruit Namibia is one of only a handful of known producers of Fresh Bahri Dates in the Southern Hemisphere and these dates, while relatively unknown in Europe and the US, remain a sought-after delicacy in the Middle East with rising demand from the Muslim Asian markets. Managing Director Seth Holmes advised that Desert Fruit [...]
During the last season, from January to March, Desert Fruit Namibia has proudly produced high quality Barhi dates. These have just been exported to Abu-Dhabi, Dubai, Indonesia, Maldives, Singapore, UK and Switzerland as well as the royalty houses in the Emeritus, which is a great honour for Desert Fruit Namibia. Charles Edmonds of Desert Fruit [...]