high-quality professional service which meets the requirements of local and export markets


Fruit Quality Services

The Fruit Quality Services division provides fruit quality and maturity management services to fruit producers, pack houses and exporters for a wide variety of fruit including pome, grape and stone fruit as well as other exotic fruit like persimmons and kiwi fruit.

analytical laboratory, fruit research

Analytical Services

The Analytical Services division provides food safety related testing to the fresh produce and other food producing industries. Our portfolio includes testing for pesticide residues in fresh produce as well as other undesirable or regulated residues like mycotoxins and food dyes in various food commodities.

Weather Stations, weather services

 Weather Services

The Weather Services division provides important meteorological data to customers including weather station owners. Our customers have direct access through our web based software (iLeaf) to weather stations, weather forecasts, frost warnings, insect and disease models as well as various climate related temperature models.

About us

Hortec is a South African company with more than 20 years' experience in the fruit industry. Previously linked to the research community, we have since grown into a commercial company providing various services to the agriculture and food sectors. Our laboratories are accredited according to ISO 17025:2005 and provide a high-quality professional service which meets the requirements of local and export markets.

Our Associates

weather forecasts, weather forecasts somerset west
maturity indexing,weather data
disease models,weather data
MRL testing,weather data
weather stations cape town,weather forecasts cape town
MRL testing,weather data,esticide residue analysis
MRL testing,weather data,esticide residue analysis
weather stations,harvest windows
pesticide residue analysis,disease models cape town
pesticide residue analysis somerset west
pesticide analysis,cape town weather stations
frost warnings
fruit weather station
ileaf somerset west
weather data somerset west
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