WELCOME TO KORKOM
This organisation was established in 1981 with the sole purpose of gathering information with regards to potatoes. Since 1986, Ceres also became one of south Africa’s leading onion producing regions. The purpose of Korkom is to gather information in order to help our onion and potato growers with matters such as planting and market planning.
Korkom prides itself on its correct and timely information through good communication.
Korkom has about 40 members that contribute to the existence of the organisation on a hectare basis. All activities that surrounds Korkom are funded on a hectare basis by more than 40 members. Korkom is a non-profitable organisation that serves the needs of all its stakeholders. Most members cultivate both potatoes and onions.
The elected management of Korkom serves a two year term and consists of a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson, a secretary and 8 other members. The management meets monthly in order to discuss matters of interest.
Almost 3000 ha of onions and about 1050 ha of potatoes are being produced.