South Africa has a dual agricultural economy, with both well-developed commercial farming and more subsistence based production. One of the country’s important export is citrus fruit.
South Africa’s sub-tropical climate is favorable for citrus fruit production. The country annually exports over one million tons of citrus fruit, comprised primarily of oranges, grapefruit, and lemons to various overseas destinations. The main production provinces in South Africa are: Limpopo, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.