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Andre van Niekerk

CEO

Sandvetpecans

Biography

Andre van Niekerk is involved in pecan industry for more than 17 years and was involved in many successful pecan farming projects in Prieska, a major pecan producing region in South Africa. The other parties involved at Sandvet Pecans are all pecan farmers with extensive experience in the pecan field.

For the last few years Andre van Niekerk has been involved at the South African Pecan Association and helped to shape the industry in order to generate funds for research. Andre van Niekerk, conducted research on various aspects of the pecan industry for the last 15 years on the Orange Estate, Prieska. Andre van Niekerk is currently working with a laboratory to develop the first cloned pecan tree in the world.

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