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Chicken trade interruption should be less than 2 months

2017-06-29 18:27

The interruption in poultry trade from South Africa, following the outbreak of Avian Influenza, should be less than two months, says SA Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell.

Organic growth for free-range farmer

2017-06-27 14:53

Jeanne Groenewald went from producing free-range chicken for her family to becoming a Woolworths supplier. She also strives to uplift her employees and the community.

Bird flu outbreak poses new threat to SA poultry industry

2017-06-27 09:36

South Africa’s already fragile poultry industry faces a trade ban after this month’s bird flu outbreak in Mpumalanga.

Chicken dumping: Rival groups battle it out

2017-06-22 07:31

Claims by advocacy group FairPlay over chicken dumping in South Africa have ruffled the feathers of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.

SA poultry industry shows signs of improvement

2017-06-07 17:45

Market conditions for South Africa’s poultry industry are improving and as far as government knows there have no further layoffs and factory closures.

SA’s poultry industry on the road to recovery

2017-05-21 06:29

As SA recovers from the worst drought in history, the poultry sector seems to be recuperating and forecasts show the likelihood of significantly better summer crops, causing food prices to drop.

Municipality to buy Rainbow Chickens’ poultry farms

2017-05-14 06:33

In a bid to help workers and community members affected by the mass layoffs at Rainbow Chickens – renamed RCL Foods – in Hammarsdale in KwaZulu-Natal, the eThekwini Municipality has offered to buy two of the RCL farms.

Astral reprieve doesn't absolve municipality from debt - Eskom

2017-05-04 13:28

Eskom says its settlement guaranteeing uninterrupted power supply to poultry producer Astral Foods doesn’t usurp its constitutional right to recover debt from owing municipalities.

Chicken breasts with pesto and bacon

2017-04-04 00:00

This is so easy to prepare.

Don't protect 'unproductive' chicken industry - meat association

2017-03-23 16:00

The chairperson of a meat importing body says safeguards against imported chicken and dumping should not be put in place by government to protect an “unproductive” industry.

 

Fears that bird flu may cripple fragile poultry industry

2017-06-29 05:00

The highly contagious bird flu may cripple the poultry market, unless producers immediately intervene, warns an industry expert.

Zimbabwe and Namibia ban SA poultry imports

2017-06-27 14:14

Namibia and Zimbabwe have banned poultry imports from South Africa after an outbreak of bird flu.

Poultry sector still bleeding jobs

2017-06-25 07:03

The country’s poultry sector is still gradually shedding jobs despite the setting up of a task team to try and halt the crisis in the sector, SA Poultry Association (Sapa) CEO Kevin Lovell said this week.

SA bans chicken imports from Zimbabwe

2017-06-08 14:05

South Africa has immediately suspended all trade in live poultry, meat and table eggs from Zimbabwe over an outbreak of bird flu.

Ostrich topped with nachos

2017-05-24 00:00

This one-dish winner is perfect for a midweek meal, it’s quick to make and healthy to boot.

Astral profits dive more than 50%

2017-05-17 21:32

Astral's profits dwindle on the back of imports, drought and lower sales.

Govt seeking ways to help struggling chicken producers

2017-05-10 15:36

The government is in the process of trying to find funding for embattled chicken producers, says Senzeni Zokwana, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Chicken and asparagus pasta

2017-05-02 00:00

End off your day with a quick and comforting bowl of pasta.

Poultry crisis: What is the actual problem?

2017-03-23 21:02

Conflicting information has emerged from Parliament's public hearings on the state of South Africa's poultry industry.

REVEALED: The number of jobs lost to chicken imports

2017-03-23 13:42

For every 10 000 tonnes of poultry meat that is imported, South Africa will shed 1 069 direct and indirect jobs, says Kevin Lovell, CEO of the SA Poultry Association.

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