Agro-processing Support Scheme (APSS)


To stimulate investment by  SA Agro-Processing /beneficiation (agri-business) enterprises. Investment to achieve some of the following:

  • Increased Capacity
  • Employment Creation
  • Modernised Machinery & Equipment
  • Competitiveness & productivity improvement
  • Broadening Participation

SA Registered Entities in the following sub-sectors:

  • Food & beverage value addition and processing (including Black winemakers)
  • Furniture manufacturing
  • Fibre processing
  • Feed production; and
  • Fertilizer production

Reimbursable cost-sharing Incentive Scheme of 20% to 30% to a max of R20 million for qualifying costs:

  • New machinery, equipment & tools;
  • New commercial vehicles registered in the name of the applicant;
  • Buildings;
  • Competitiveness Improvement Costs