KFC tastes good, but ...

2015-05-17 15:00

Footage of chicken being cleaned on a floor riled the nation, but Grethe Koen asks whether we should rather be worried about what goes into raising the hens before they are fried for us to eat.

Biden, Ramaphosa in 'chicken war' talks

2015-04-14 14:23

US Vice-President Joe Biden has reportedly called his SA counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa personally regarding bilateral trade and the poultry issue.

Chicken firms set to pay for McDonald's antibiotic move

2015-03-08 17:40

McDonald's' decision to phase out human antibiotics from its US chicken supply will add to production costs that are likely to be borne mostly by poultry firms.

McDonald's stops sourcing chicken from China

2014-07-25 11:40

McDonald's Japan is halting sales of all products that use chicken meat originating in China and is switching its sourcing completely to Thailand.

KFC sparks frenzy in Zim

2014-07-23 12:44

KFC, which has opened its first outlet in Zimbabwe after an absence of more than a decade, has seen hundreds of Zimbabweans jostle to grab a bite.

Don't bow to poultry producers, urges body

2014-01-16 07:25

Poultry producers are resisting a new cap on brine in chicken, which a meat export association says will reduce consumer abuse for commercial gain.

Chicken tariff hike ruffles feathers

2013-10-01 07:57

A tariff increase on imported chicken has left local producers and importers disappointed, while consumers are set to fork out more amid soaring living costs.

Drastic hike in chicken tariffs

2013-09-30 12:36

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has raised import tariffs for poultry with immediate effect, with tariffs for whole birds seeing the biggest increase.

Unfair protectionism

2013-07-07 10:06

Consumers shouldn't pay for agro industries' inefficiencies, says David Wolpert.

20 000 jobs at risk in poultry sector

2013-06-07 22:35

The poultry association says about 20 000 jobs may be lost if the government does not clamp down on the import of low-quality chicken.


US abusive in chicken talks, says Bheki Cele

2015-04-24 12:05

The US has been abusive in talks with South Africa as it demands the lifting of import duties for chicken meat, Deputy Agriculture Minister Bheki Cele says.

McDonald's revamps grilled chicken, rethinks menu

2015-04-02 10:15

McDonald's will simplify its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognise, the firm's menu rethink to keep up with changing tastes.

WTO rules against India on chicken imports

2014-10-14 20:00

The World Trade Organisation has ruled against India in a complaint brought by the United States concerning restrictions imposed on poultry imports.

Zimbabweans roar over KFC outlet

2014-07-24 16:14

KFC has made a comeback in Harare after an absence of more than 10 years and some consumers are happy, while others are wary.

Consumers conned over chicken

2014-03-17 05:30

Consumers are being duped when they buy chicken because they are actually paying for salty water, experts tell Fin24.

Poultry tariff hike good for jobs - Cosatu

2013-10-02 12:20

The increase in import tariffs for poultry should ensure job security and the long-term survival of the poultry sector, the Congress of SA Trade Unions says.

Consumers to pay more for chicken

2013-09-30 15:18

Putting a whole roast chicken on the dinner table is likely to cost more after Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies announced poultry import tariff hikes.

Chicken price tariff battle gets ugly

2013-09-10 17:56

Local chicken producers and importers have been given a tongue lashing in Parliament after trading insults over a proposed increase in tariffs.

Chicken importers head to court

2013-06-18 09:03

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters is bringing an application in court to obtain information about an increase in chicken import duty costs.

Chicken price war hots up

2013-06-07 10:53

The SA Poultry Association says it is not necessary for chicken importers to have access to information relating to a hike in chicken import duty costs.

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