Deal #2369

Location #1

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Approximate location
Location
R539, 1202, South Africa

Target country
South Africa
Comment on location
Barvale is situated in Mpumalanga, approximately 25km west of Nelspruit.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
1400.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
1400
Size in operation (production, in ha)
110

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops, Livestock (1400 ha)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1950] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Barvale Farm was registered in 1950

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

Name of investment project
Barvale Farm
Comment on investment chain
Established in 1950. EmVest sold this to a Canadian investor (Desmond Holdings - majority owned by Craven House Capital). EmVest then applied for liquidation of EmVest Barvale due to non-repayment of debt

 

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Data source #1

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File
Comment on data source
No longer works

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Data source type
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Data source #3

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
Date
2018
Comment on data source
Court case request for liquidation

Data source #4

Data source type
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Date
2014
Comment on data source
adfvn website

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Vegetables (unspecified)
Livestock area
Cattle

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

Comment on in country processing of produce
The primary focus is the production of vegetables for the export and local fresh market as well as processing markets.

Overall comment

Overall comment
the farm has been resourced and resurrected from a very neglected condition.

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