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No paltry measures as poultry master plan aims to fix chicken industry challenges

The broiler business is beset with commercial challenges, including the rising cost of feed, disease control barriers to exports, as well as the influx of cheap imports from Brazil, the EU...

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...


The energy morass

CBN Editor Robin Hayes asks if foreign funded vested interests are at play. IT beggars belief that we have endured loadshedding for more than 14...


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