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Tag: Poultry

Quantum: hot in the henhouse

TENSIONS have ratcheted up markedly following last month’s story on dramatic ownership changes at Quantum Foods – the Wellington-based poultry, egg and animal foods producer. It did not take long for Bloemfontein-based...

Quantum: the nest best thing

WELLINGTON-based Quantum Foods – which has quietly built niches in poultry, animal feeds and eggs - has suddenly become very hot property. The last time CBN wrote on Quantum, (the June edition),...

Poultry Sector Master Plan signed

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has welcomed the signing of the Poultry Sector Master Plan. The document was signed on Wednesday during the second South African Investment Conference. In...

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...


Fishing rights: lines are taut

THE delayed FRAP (Fishing Rights Allocation Process) appears to be increasing anxiety levels in the local fishing sector – especially amongst the larger players,...