WF (SA) BOARDMEETING This event was held at Spier in Stellenbosch, Western Cape The Waitrose Foundation (SA) Board of Directors Wednesday, July 22, 2015 FARM VISIT : MOUTON CITRUS The WF (SA) Board and Prima Fruit members visited Mouton Citrus in Citrusdal for an unforgettable day. The talented Mouton Citrus farm workers prepared an […]
The next Waitrose Foundation Board Meeting will be held at Majeka House, Stellenbosch on 20 January 2016.
Theme: Parenting and Education Summary All delegates were well-prepared with their power-point presentations, posters and other material for display. This gives evidence of the preparation and support received on the respective farms. New Foundation members were well represented, confirming the interest farms have in the programmes of the Foundation as well as its commitment to […]
It’s been a busy few months for the Great Fruit Adventure since displaying its motorbikes at the London Produce Show and Conference in June and attracting the attention of a global audience. But it has paid off as the innovative endeavour has won the backing of both the Waitrose Foundation and the Fairtrade Foundation […]CONTINUE READING →
The English Test Team Captain, Alastair Cook, will be visiting the Western Cape in January 2016. Mr Cook will be accompanied by his wife, Alice and their daughter, Elsie. Exciting information about this visit will be announced soon, so watch this space!!CONTINUE READING →
In December 2015, Sir Ian “Beefy” Botham will be walking South Africa to raise funds for various charities. The Waitrose sponsored former England test cricketer will start his journey in Llandudno, Western Cape and visit some of South Africa’s prime locations like Cape Town, Durban, Soweto and Johannesburg. For more information and donations, visit his website www.beefywalkingtherainbownation.com […]CONTINUE READING →
Waitrose Ltd Commercial Director, Mr Mark Williamson visited South Africa during July 2015 to attend the WF (SA) Anniversary Celebrations. Mr Williamson is responsible for the sourcing, buying, ranging and pricing of branded and own label products. Mr Williamson joined the Partnership in June 2004 as Head of Buying, Grocery. In April 2005 his portfolio was widened […]CONTINUE READING →
A festive Gala Dinner was held to celebrate the achievements of the Foundation in collaboration with Waitrose and it’s supply partners over the last ten years. This event was the ideal opportunity to give special recognition to member farms who excelled in the focus areas of the foundation. EDUCATION Timberlea: Media Centre The Media […]CONTINUE READING →