We care for our environment, because it cares for us.
Constantly progressing to be able to better utilise our natural resources and be accountable for our role in environmental preservation, Bronaar is driven to keep advancing our farming and packing methods to achieve sustainable growth. This includes the continual evaluation of our processes and keeping up to date with the latest innovations and technological advancements regarding energy efficiency and minimising fuel and water consumption
Bronaar is a member of the Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA), a programme that promotes sound and ongoing improvement of ethical labour practices on South African fruit farms and pack houses.
Reducing our impact on the environment is a daily practice and we promote a culture of accountability among our workforce.
Recycling of all household waste
Groundwater that is retained through drainage is reused to irrigate crops
VSD drives are installed on all pumps to regulate irrigation to be water efficient and the latest irrigation technology is constantly researched and implemented
Daily information regarding evaporation statistics and climate is used to irrigate in controlled conditions
Peak electricity consumption times are avoided to save energy
We invest in new and modern equipment that is energy and fuel efficient
Everyone deserves to know where their food comes from
We are transparent about our practices and with strictly regulated pesticide use to ensure the health and safety of our workers and of our consumers worldwide. We have gained the necessary international certifications to satisfy the requirements of our quality-focused customers. Some of our top priorities are keeping our soil and water in top condition and samples are regularly taken to monitor them. High quality crop care products are used to keep delivering outstanding crops.
Sustainability in agriculture
Sustainability means different things to different people. At Bronaar it is a holistic term which incorporates a commitment to be responsible towards our natural and human resources while ensuring we successfully produce our products on an ongoing basis without compromising the reserves for future generations. We want our children to find the same joy from nature that we do – with juicy fruit, clean water and air and greenery to give life to their surroundings.
It also means that we must thrive as a business as profits sustain us in being a socially responsible entity who invests in the sustainable development of our employees, our communities and our company while persistently fulfilling the needs of our customers.