Agriculture and Agri-Processing

The BVI Agriculture and Agri-processing department offers a wide range of Agriculture and Agri-processing services and skills, with all the major engineering disciplines as well as professional agricultural engineers.  


Our engineers have completed numerous studies, investigation and infrastructure projects in this field for clients ranging from the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development to large farming operations in South Africa and Internationally.  BVi can be your complete solution from feasibility and planning stage right through to the design of value adding packhouses and agri-processing facilities. 

Our fruit packhouse and grape packhouse design capabilities sets us apart with our knowledge of the processes involved and requirements for the export market like GlobalGAP and BRC.  We also work with the industry leaders when specific skills that we don’t have in-house, is needed.

Farm Planning

  • Master Farm Layout Planning
  • Surveying
  • Site development plans
  • Drainage planning
  • Stormwater planning
  • Electrical systems planning

Feasibility Studies

  • Infrastructure costing studies
  • Complete feasibility studies
  • Major farm developments
  • Packhouses
  • Processing facilities
  • Energy studies
  • Logistical Studies

Infrastructure Design

  • Drainage
  • Stormwater
  • Roads
  • Pipelines
  • Pump stations
  • Reservoirs
  • River abstractions
  • Sewage systems and treatment
  • Water treatment plants
  • Environmental solutions
  • Boreholes and pipelines
  • Operations sheds, workshops
  • Electrical substations, reticulation
  • Renewable Energy installations
  • Project Management

Packhouses, Agri-Processing Design and Project Management

  • Grape packhouses
  • Fruit Packhouses
  • Agri-processing facilities
  • Cooling- and refrigeration facilities