SACOTA is the most prominent association of trading members operating within South Africa and the SADC region

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SACOTA is the most prominent association of trading members operating within South Africa and the SADC region. Its vision is to be a significant, influential and respected force in the Southern African grain and agricultural sector by expanding its activities and pro-actively raising awareness amongst key role players, including governments, traders, financial institutions, producers, processors, millers and NGOs.

Latest News

DALRRD - Maize grading regulations changed

Maize grading regulations changed

The proposed maize grading regulations were gazetted on Friday, 16 February 2024. Read more >
South Africa’s first ever China-bound soybean export vessel sets sail

South Africa’s first ever China-bound soybean export vessel sets sail

South Africa has shipped its first bulk soybean vessel to China. The shipment was arranged by Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), a leading global merchant and processor of agricultural goods and SACOTA member. Read more >
Kenya to accept GM cereals and oilseeds

Kenya to accept GM cereals and oilseeds

A group representing small-scale farmers in Kenya has lost its court battle to stop genetically modified (GM) food being imported or grown in the country. Read more >

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