Production

Selebi Phikwe Citrus marks a significant milestone as Botswana’s first commercial agriculture development, catering to the demands of global markets for fresh produce. Spanning over 1500 hectares, our production cultivates a diverse range of citrus and fruit that will be marketed and exported for international markets. Our commitment lies in delivering high-quality produce, bringing the taste of Botswana’s finest citrus offerings to consumers worldwide.

Star Ruby Grapefruit

The Star Ruby Grapefruit is a popular cultivar in a growing niche segment within an established grapefruit market. Identified by its red-blushed flesh and sweet taste, the variety is marketed and exported to markets looking for more specialised fresh produce.

Star Ruby Grapefruit - Premium fresh produce citrus exported globally to selected markets with a demand for more specialised produce.
Mandarins are one of the cultivars planted for exporting at Selebi Phikwe Citrus in Botswana.

Premium Mandarins

The mandarin is the fastest-growing citrus category internationally and a favourite amongst households as a convenient snack for the whole family. Mandarins are the overarching category that Tangerines, Clementines, and Satsumas fall into. They are generally smaller and sweeter than oranges, a little flatter in shape, and have a thinner, looser skin that makes them easier to peel.

Eureka Lemons

A popular variety of lemon on the market, the seedless lemon, represents a growing niche segment that is rapidly expanding. Although the lemon market is well established, the seedless variety is gaining popularity in markets around the world thanks to its potential for year-round production.

The lemon cultivar grown on Selebi Phikwe Citrus Farm in Botswana
Valencia oranges planned for exporting worldwide - the first citrus to be commercially exported from Botswana by citrus farm Selebi Phikwe Citrus.

Valencia Oranges

Valencias serve as a reliable source for both fresh consumption and processed juice markets because of its versatile range of forms.  Ensuring a resilient and adaptable demand in global markets, Valencias cater to the diverse preferences of consumers worldwide, maintaining their position as a trusted and sought-after citrus variety.

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