Sustainable partnerships and excellent service delivery is at the heart of our business.

About Us

A global exporter of the highest quality South African fruit, Down South has an excellent and extensive heritage of trading that started in 1997. Proud to be one of the longest serving companies in the export fruit sector, we have enjoyed nearly a quarter of a Century of continued growth. Most importantly, our relationships with our local growers and global client base is one which we continually nurture and support, and it’s with a great privilege for us to work with an esteemed network of farmers and receivers.

Our Down South family includes teammates, partners and clients.

Based in Stellenbosch, the heart of the Cape Winelands, Down South balances a true international approach with a distinctly local understanding of the superior export produce grown in South Africa. It’s the meeting of these two dynamics that create a highly successful service with consistent quality for its customers.

Long-standing relationships with all the necessary South African port authorities ensures on-time deliveries, a prime driver in the fruit export industry.

Our relationships span many decades and are based on trust and reliability. The management team and staff are appraised on their quality of the product, striving to ensure all stakeholders receive the greatest benefit.

Meet Our Team

Frederick Ferreira

Managing Director

Taryn Scott

Financial Manager

Monique Wepener

Admin & Financial Assistance

Vinay Dhunputh

Logistics Manager

Wallace Ferreira

Marketing & Logistics Coordinator

SP Ferreira

Marketing & Logistics Coordinator

Pierre Martin


Buks van Rooyen

Business development

Accreditations and Certifications

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