WATCH: SA chicken farmers wary of Trump tariffs

2018-09-02 14:27

For some farmers in South Africa, concern over domestic land reform takes second place to worries about cheap chicken exports from America.

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.

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.

SA's chicken industry is crying wolf - importers

2017-01-30 19:52

South Africa's beleaguered poultry industry is not under threat, according to David Wolpert, CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of SA.

Impact of poultry regulations will be known in February

2017-01-22 09:29

The beleaguered poultry industry says it will only know what impact the new regulations that restrict the amount of brine allowed in frozen chicken pieces have had by the end of February.

Chicken wars: SA poultry producers must stop whingeing - Amie

2016-10-19 14:55

Chicken imports are not devastating South Africa's poultry industry, says David Wolpert, CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.


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.

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.

Protectionist policies not enough to save SA poultry

2017-03-13 18:28

Protective measures alone won’t save South Africa's poultry sector from being slaughtered by international competitors, according to industry analysts.

State, industry fight to save the chicken

2017-01-22 13:04

Rains bring some relief, but foreign chickens have come home to roost.

Is SA really importing 'chicken waste'?

2016-10-19 19:20

An importer provides clarity on the misconception around chicken “waste” and “leftovers”, adding that SA's poultry industry refuses to revisit its business model.

The war of the chickens

2016-10-16 07:38

Government needs to take a much tougher stance in trade negotiations if SA’s chicken industry is to survive, writes Kevin Lovell.

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