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Investment opportunities in agro-processing within a dedicated zone

The Eastern Cape has vast untapped potential for agro-processing activities. The following are current opportunities in the sector, within the East London Industrial Development Zone.

Agro-processing opportunities in the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ)

The Eastern Cape has vast untapped potential for agro-processing activities. The province is suitable for a wide variety of agricultural process dues to its temperate climate and year-round rainfall.

The ELIDZ is making meaningful strides in the agro-processing sector. The following are current opportunities in the sector.

Blue Berry Production & Processing
  • CAPEX = R24.5-million
  • IRR = 30% (10 years)
Tannery
  • CAPEX = R50-million (approx.)
  • IRR = 19%
Hydroponic Vegetable Production and Packaging
  • CAPEX = Greenhouses: R24-million (5 ha);
  • IRR = 33%
  • CAPEX = Greenhouses: R48.5-million (10 ha);
  • IRR = 25%
  • Packaging facility: R6-million
Berry Puree
  • CAPEX = R16.4-million
Pomegranate Production and Processing
  • CAPEX = R30.8-million
  • IRR = 46.6%
Irrigated Pasture Dairy Farm 30,000 l per day
  • CAPEX = R101.7-million
  • IRR = 26.3%

Contact the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ)

Interested investors/businesses are asked to contact the ELIDZ below; kindly use as reference in the subject line: Agro-processing opportunities

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