A lengthier recession awaits if we don't take drastic measures to save the economy in a Covid-19 world, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
For some farmers in South Africa, concern over domestic land reform takes second place to worries about cheap chicken exports from America.
Claims by advocacy group FairPlay over chicken dumping in South Africa have ruffled the feathers of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.
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.
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.
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 imports are not devastating South Africa's poultry industry, says David Wolpert, CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters.
South Africa’s already fragile poultry industry faces a trade ban after this month’s bird flu outbreak in Mpumalanga.
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.
Protective measures alone won’t save South Africa's poultry sector from being slaughtered by international competitors, according to industry analysts.
Rains bring some relief, but foreign chickens have come home to roost.
An importer provides clarity on the misconception around chicken “waste” and “leftovers”, adding that SA's poultry industry refuses to revisit its business model.
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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