About us

The heart of superior quality Avocado and Macadamia Nut products in the Soutpansberg.

Network of trusted market agents both local and abroad

Avoridge and Macridge are two well established Avocado and Macadamia Nut Factories in the Limpopo Province.

Nestled in the lavish Soutpansberg region, lies Fleurfontein and Vlakfontein Farms.

since 1905

These farms have been in the family since 1905 and we are proud of the development over the past 6 generations. Over many years these farms have formed the heart of the superior quality Macadamia Nut products and Avocados we produce. In 2000, Avoridge Estate lost most of its avocado crop during the widespread flooding of the Soutpansberg region. That year also saw the first planting of macadamia trees to establish a dual crop system of avocado and macadamias. Flip Potgieter had a vision for his own macadamia processing factory that would include value-added lines such as pressing macadamia oil, roasting the nuts. His dream is now a reality: Macridge Macadamia Oil is available at leading stores. Our products are branded under Macridge and Avoridge and carries the trusted endorsement of Potgieter Boerdery.

4 Generations

That formed the heart of the superior quality of Macridge – Avoridge

Global Avo Export
Global Mac Export
SA Local Sales

exceptional personal service

We are a profesional and dedicated team that you and your produce can rely on.

state of the art Pack House

Facilities Including: Dehusking, Drying, Cracking, Roasting, Packaging

maximum returns to the producer

From manufacturing a superior primary product as well as producing many by-products.

Produce Transport service

We supply an 8 ton truck and a 5 ton tipper for your transportation requirements.

Meet our team

We are a profesional and dedicated team that you and your produce can rely on

Phillip Potgieter

General Manager

Louis Jordaan

Agricultural Production Manager

Gideon Martin

Cattle Farm Manager

Jeanette van der Merwe

Receptionist / Sales

Eugene Martin

Macridge Manager

Sanet Pretorius

Macridge Document and Quality Controller

Jack Molepo

Human Resources

Piet Wiesner

Farm Manager / Mechanic

Karen du Preez

Avoridge Manager

Leonie Wiesner

Avoridge Producer Account Manager

Tiny Rademeyer

Reception - Sales



Vicky Potgieter

Human Resources

Michaelle Naude

Macridge Producer Account Manager

Mariska du Plessis

Avoridge Assistant Factory and Finance Manager

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