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Mont Piquet Farm

bono-holdings-mont-piquet-farm-06Rietkloof 1 farm – also known as Mont Piquet – is situated in Piketberg and covers 977 hectares. 88 hectares are under black, red and white seedless table grapes, 20 hectares are under citrus including lemon, Valencia and navels and 300 hectares are available to be developed. The farm yields 273 000 cartons of fruit and employs more than 520 workers. It is leased, by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, to the Fundani Farming Co-operative Ltd with 34 beneficiaries, all of whom are permanently employed by the farm.

Bono provides production capital, farming implements, development capital, Marketing, skills transfer and healthcare to the farm workers and has implemented Fairtrade on the farm.

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