This section lists a variety of fruits and vegetable growers, suppliers or marketers. The companies listed here grow, buy and sell fruits and vegetables to supermarkets, companies and individuals. Some of the fruits and vegetables include apples, mangos, pineapples, tomatoes, cabbage, green beans, carrots, watermelons, rape, peas, okra, guavas, lemons, oranges, the list is endless. Find traditional or local vegetables which include many species which are wild, semi-cultivated or are protected in some way. They may also include species mainly cultivated for their pods, fruits, roots or tubers, but whose leaves are sometimes consumed as a vegetable.
Fruits and vegetables are classified depending on which part of the plant they come from. A fruit develops from the flower of a plant, while the other parts of the plant are categorized as vegetables. Fruits contain seeds, while vegetables can consist of roots, stems and leaves.
Horticulture: In the strictest sense horticulture might be defined as the activity of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables, tropical, native and other ornamental plants, or the science or art of cultivating a garden. This covers a wide range of involvement with plants whether leisure or professional.
This industry includes all businesses that alter fresh fruits or vegetables to create a value-added food product for human consumption is growing in Zambia. Industry products include canned fruits and vegetables, frozen fruits and vegetables, soups, jams, sauces and dehydrated fruits and vegetables.