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.

WHY CERES PRODUCTS?

  • South Africa’s main onion growing region
  • Only area in South Africa to produce the typical brown onion
  • Only area in South Africa to export significant volumes to Africa and the European union
  • Unique climate – low disease pressure
  • Maintaining of rotations
  • High yields
  • Onions grown on plateau 1000m above sealevel
  • Fresh cool mountain air
  • Clean pure mountain water
  • OUR MISSION

    KORKOM empowers its members by means of knowledge to enable them to take informed and sustainable production and marketing decisions within the potato and onion industries.

  • OUR VISION

    KORKOM is an Organisation that supplies services and information to its members in order to provide a competitive advantage.

ONIONS

Onions, garlic, leeks and shallots are all members of the same botanical genus Allium. The origin …

POTATOES

A singel medium-sized potato contains about half the daily adult requirement of Vitamin C.

OUR MEMBERS

Below you will find the logos of all our members. More information and details regarding all members are available. Please follow the link below.

normat2
qualifresh2
remhoogte2
sterkwater2
welbedag2
welgemeen2
westland2
zz22
aborlane2
ceresaartappels2
De-Keur2
devlakte2
donkerbos2
driefontein2
dutoit2
erfdeel2
graaff2
howbill2
kbyboerdery2
laastedrif2
lakenvlei2
langrivier2
merino2
bronaar2
morester2

LATEST NEWS

We would like to keep our members and clients up to date with recent news regarding the onion and potato industry.

LATEST PHOTOS

We are proud of our members and their achievements. Below are the latest photos regarding the onion and potato industry.

1981

Korkom started

40

Active members

11

Management team

3000

± ha Onions

1050

± ha Potatoes

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