Tag: Poultry

Feathers set to fly over poultry import tariffs, job losses

The increase ‘will rob many consumers of a favoured protein, will shut businesses and lead to the loss of up to 12,000 jobs’. The SA Poultry Association has been accused of gate-keeping...

Western Cape has lost R800 million thanks to avian flu

Western Cape minister of economic opportunities Alan Winde said yesterday that his province had suffered the most with reported cases of avian influenza in the country. So far this year, the...

South Africa’s poultry industry is hurting as avian flu worsens

The outbreak of avian influenza in the Western Cape has led to the culling of more than 300 000 chickens in the past two months. According to industry experts, the...

Bird flu outbreak threatens local poultry industry

With reported cases of Avian Influenza within South Africa’s borders, the local commercial poultry industry is at high risk of the outbreak turning into a pandemic with major financial and operational...

Sovereign Foods weathers ‘perfect storm’

• Revenue up 25%, sales volumes increase by 18% • Net asset value of Sov Foods share: R9.72 The Sovereign Foods group has announced subdued results and a loss of 46.5 cents per...


Standard Bank’s expansion in some of Africa’s fastest-growing economies pays off

South African lender Standard Bank shrugged off the impact of a faltering economy in its home market as its extensive operations across the continent...


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