ZZ2 is a South African farming enterprise operating mainly in the Limpopo Province, as well as in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, North-West Province and Namibia. We produce tomatoes, avocadoes, mangoes, onions, dates, cherries, apples, pears, stone fruit, stud cattle and weaners. The ZZ2 brand is a well-known icon in South Africa with a proud history stretching  over more than a century.

Nature Farming

Technology in harmony with nature.

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Marma Tomatoes


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Latest News

  • Research that fuels economic growth

    July 2, 2018
    Stimulating economic growth in South Africa has been a major challenge for both Government and the private sector over the past decade.  The fresh produce export industry has shown how innovation-based research is a critical part of the solution to enhancing competiveness, market access and growth.
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  • ‘What I learnt from the greatest tomato farmer in the southern hemisphere’

    June 20, 2018
    Michael Cordes, marketing specialist from South Africa, talks about important lessons he learnt from the late Bertie van Zyl of ZZ2 farming, probably the biggest field-grown tomato operation in the southern hemisphere.
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  • Rehabilitated owls find a new home in ZZ2’s eco-friendly farmlands

    June 15, 2018
    Natuurboerdery®, ZZ2’s environmentally-friendly approach to farming, contributed to the release of rehabilitated owls in their eco-friendly tomato fields and avocado orchards. Not only are the owls a natural way to control rodents, but the farmlands are a food rich environment for these top predators. The landscape is populated with small game which is a direct result ...
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8000+ werknemers
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100+ jaar geskiedenis
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