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BBC: New Black Farmers In Zimbabwe Rip Millions of US Dollars Exporting Fresh Fruit to Europe

‘Blueberries pay 10 times more than tobacco’

Before embarking on a controversial land reform programme, Zimbabwe was one of the top horticultural exporters to the European Union, supplying fresh fruit and flowers to some of the world’s leading supermarket chains.

But there are some farmers who have managed to keep their exports going, despite the high costs of production and political instability.

The BBC’s Taurai Maduna travelled to Marondera, to the east of Harare.

 

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  • NorBdelta

    Remember when the entire industry made Zimbabwe the breadbasket of Africa? But at least a few black farmers can reap the rewards of the entire industry’s demise, economic collapse, mass starvation, etc. The common Zimbabwe person has suffered and is still suffering greatly, those promised a chance have been given an even greater burden of suffering.

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