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SAMPRO

SAMPRO is the acronym for the South African Mini Tuber Producers.  Members consist of the in vitro gene bank facilities, tissue culture production facilities as well as mini tuber production facilities .  SAMPRO is a platform for the nucleus seed producers to get together annually to discuss technical matters related to the production of early generation material.

Mr Ferdi Breytenbach from Advanced Potato Propagation is currently the Chairman of the Forum and Potato Certification Service is the administrator.

Tissue Culture Facilities

1.    ARC-Roodeplaat In Vitro Genebank

    Contact:    Ms Nokuthula Myeza

    Private Bag X 293, PRETORIA, 0001

    Tel:  +27 (12) 841 9811

    Fax:  +27 (12) 808 0844

    E-mail:  myezan@arc.agric.za


2.    Ceres Aartappels

    Contact:    Mr Llewellyn de Kock

    P O Box 22, PRINCE ALFRED HAMLET, 6840

    Tel:  +27 (23) 313 3100

    Fax:  +27 (23) 313 3686

    E-mail:    admin@cerespotato.co.za


3.    JH Laubscher Broers

    Contact:    Mr Pieter Laubscher

    P O Box 10, SANDBERG, 8121

    Tel:  +27 (27) 412 2442 / +27 (83) 414 6972

    E-mail:    pieter@mylan.co.za


4.    Rascal Seed Research

    Contact:    Mr Dawie Ras

    P O Box 122, CHRISTIANA, 2680

    Tel:  +27 (72) 628 0964

    Fax:  +27 (86) 723 6287

    E-mail:    dawie@minitubers.co.za

    Web address:    http://www.minitubers.co.za/


5.    RuvaLabs

    Contact:    Mr Andre Lezar

    P O Box 1729, SOMERSET WEST, 7129

    Tel:  +27 (21) 858 1976

    Cell:  +27 (82) 419 4452

    E-mail:    andre@ruvalabs.co.za


6.    Super Spuds

    Contact:    Mr Chris Dwen

    P O Box 214, UNDERBERG, 3257

    Tel:  +27 (33) 701 1081

    Fax:  +27 (33) 701 2257

    E-mail:    admin@potatoesafrica.co.za



Mini Tuber Producers

1.    Advanced Potato Propagation

    Contact:    Mr Ferdi Breytenbach

    P O Box 2956, DURBANVILLE, 7551

    Tel:  +27 (21) 914 5457 / +27 (72) 303 1804

    Fax:  +27 (21) 914 4558

    E-mail:    app@fpd.co.za

    Web address:    http://www.fpd.co.za/


2.    Ceres Aartappels (Edms) Bpk

    Contact:    Mr Llewellyn de Kock

    P O Box 22, PRINCE ALFRED HAMLET, 6840

    Tel:  +27 (23) 313 3100

    Fax:  +27 (23) 313 3686

    E-mail:    admin@cerespotato.co.za


3.    Griekwaland-Wes Koöperasie

    Contact:    Mr Nico du Toit

    P O Box 47, DOUGLAS, 8730

    Tel:  +27 (53) 298 8200 / +27 (82) 806 9997

    Fax:  +27 (86) 649 1872

    E-mail:    nicodt@gwk.co.za

    Web address:    http://www.gwk.co.za/


4.    JH Laubscher Broers

    Contact:    Mr Pieter Laubscher

    P O Box 10, SANDBERG, 8121

    Tel:  +27 (27) 412 2442 / +27 (83) 414 6972

    E-mail:    pieter@mylan.co.za


5.    Maluti Mini Tubers

    Contact:    Ms Penny Osler

    P O Box 1, SHERIDAN, 9704

    Tel:  +27 (82) 779 5956

    Fax:  +27 (58) 223 0750

    E-mail:    pao@lonetreefarms.co.za


6.    Potato Seed Production (Pty) Ltd

    Contact:    Mr Jakkie Mellet

    P O Box 295, LYDENBURG, 1120

    Tel:  +27 (13) 235 3891

    Fax:  +27 (13) 235 1107 / +27 (86) 512 9366

    E-mail:    enquiries@potatoseed.co.za

    Web address:    http://www.potatoseed.co.za/


7.    Rascal Seed Research Laboratories (Pty) Ltd

    Contact:    Mr Dawie Ras

    P O Box 122, CHRISTIANA, 2680

    Tel:  +27 (72) 628 0964

    Fax:  +27 (86) 723 6287

    E-mail:    dawie@minitubers.co.za

    Web address:    http://www.minitubers.co.za/


8.    Super Spuds Seed Potatoes

    Contact:    Mr Chris Dwen

    P O Box 214, UNDERBERG, 3257

    Tel:  +27 (33) 701 1081

    Fax:  +27 (33) 701 2257

    E-mail:    admin@potatoesafrica.co.za
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