Gog van der Colff had the vision of a small raisin factory to complete the processing and marketing chain of his farm’s continued growth of
Superior sweetness from the desert land. Water from the mighty Orange River, sunny winter days and hot, dry summers, vines that thrive in rich
The pecan nut industry has its roots in Mpumalanga and KZN, but the core of the South African pecan industry today is north of the Orange River
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Carpe Diem Group produces 100% organic export table grapes, raisins and pecan nuts.
Carpe Diem Estate has its humble beginning back in 1950 when the Van der Colff family bought their first land in Kanoneiland, 30 km west from Upington.
The family feel the need to expand their farming. They bought Carpe Diem Estate in 1997; the farm is situated about 10 kilometres to the east of Upington. Total hectares under production are 135 Hectares and the farms are fully organic accredited from 2011.
The farm is producing organic export table grapes and raisins and pecan nuts.
The climate is always a big part of a farmers life so we make use of hail nets to cover our vineyards and frost fans to blow away the early morning frost in spring time.
Why choose our product above the rest, and why is our product the best?
We produce top quality certified organic products.
We use farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, human communities, and animal welfare.
We are accredited to the highest standards in the industry.
We pack custom packaging for some of our clients and also generic packaging for both grapes and raisins.
All our staff are qualified in their field and we do ongoing training day to day.
We grow, pack and market our products ourselves to fulfill the exact needs of our customers.