General management of an international farming business
Track Record

General management of an international farming business

Location

8 countries

Production

Fruit & vegetables

Climate

Multi climate

Service

Executive Management

Farm size

5,800 Ha

Client Type

Corporate

Water

Irrigation

Kickstart

2016

Abstract

Soil Capital was engaged by a European corporate to transition an international farming business from conventional to regenerative farming. The portfolio consisted of some 20 farms located in 8 countries globally. Production is mostly fruit, destined both to local and export markets. Soil Capital was the executive manager of this business.

Details

Management of the following operations:

  • Suriname:
    Bananas, 1,810 Ha, 2 farms
  • Costa Rica:
    Pineapples, 480 Ha, 2 farms
  • Brazil:
    Grapes, 170 Ha, 1 farm
  • Uruguay:
    Citrus and blueberries, 390 Ha, 2 farms
  • Argentina:
    Apples, pears and grapes, 1,430 Ha, 9 farms
  • South Africa:
    Apples, pears, grapes and avocados, 780 Ha, 6 farms
  • Turkey:
    Figs and cherries, 220 Ha, 3 farms
General management of an international farming business
Key Regenerative Efforts:

  • Integration of cover crops to fixate nutrients, increase water holding capacity and attract pests away from the fruit
  • Holistic grazing with rotational livestock management ahead of fruit plantation
  • Compost and mulch applications to manage the impact of drought
General management of an international farming business
Long-term Goals:

  • 100% carbon neutrality across the life cycle of fruit
  • 40% reduction of agrochemical inputs by 2020
  • 10% increase in soil organic matter every year
General management of an international farming business

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