Govt approves import tariff hike on chicken portions

2020-03-13 15:04

On Friday new tariffs on imported chicken portions were published in the Government Gazette.

Farmer Brown, Ouma Rusks owner RCL foods buys Imperial's cold chain business

2019-11-21 08:45

The deal will bring together two separate temperature-controlled distribution networks, the company said.

Tandoori chicken drumsticks

2019-11-04 08:36

Chilli chicken stew

2019-09-08 18:25


Local bodies slam EU-funded study on SA's shrinking poultry industry

2019-08-21 07:18

An EU-funded study has found that part of the reason for the crisis of SA's poultry industry is due to limited investment in building production capacity and shortcomings in SA's business model. Local bodies, however, have disputed this.

Parmesan drumsticks

2019-07-15 09:59

This dish is loaded with crunch and flavour. It works with almost any cut of chicken, but is especially delicious with drumsticks.

Culling of male chicks: a controversial practice

2019-06-17 16:01

The systematic eradication of male chicks is a common practice in the poultry industry, which says it is the only viable option for birds that have no economic value.

Astral expects lower earnings, blames municipality for higher operating costs

2019-04-30 12:02

Poultry producer Astral has lowered its projections of earnings for the six months ended March 31, 2019.

Risk of UK dumping its chicken on SA in no-deal Brexit – trade movement

2019-03-17 10:33

The FairPlay Movement has warned that a no-deal Brexit could possibly lead to increased chicken exports from the UK to SA.


WATCH: Should we fear chlorinated chicken?

2019-11-22 05:01

Chlorinated chicken does not sound like something you'd like to see on a menu.

Astral Foods' earnings down 55%, as it contends with poultry imports and higher feed costs

2019-11-18 08:53

Astral Foods' earnings plummeted by 55% during the 2019 financial year as its poultry division took a knock.

OPINION: How breeding single-sex animal populations could help prevent poverty

2019-09-21 08:00

The creation of all-male or all-female groups of animals, known as monosex populations, has become a potentially useful approach in aquaculture and livestock rearing, says Tomer Ventura.

Kitchen confidence: How to make chicken breasts more exciting this week

2019-09-02 16:32

Chicken breasts on the menu? This week, food writer and chef, Jess Spiro inspires us with ways to make our weekly chicken meal more exciting (and delicious!).

Dire consequences if 'unconsidered' poultry tariff is approved, warn meat importers

2019-07-19 12:32

According to a statement released by the association, government and its import tariff adjudication body are yielding to calls for a tariff increase on chicken product imports.

Poultry import tariff a delicate balance, Patel admits

2019-07-12 18:49

Minister of Trade Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel acknowledged that striking the balance between preserving the local industry and keeping poultry affordable could prove challenging.

Trade body will have a bone to pick in poultry tariff case

2019-06-13 14:07

The South African Poultry Association has applied to the International Trade Administration Commission for an 82% tariff increase, saying that local producers cannot compete with dumping from the international market.

SA still among top chicken producers for cost, efficiency - report

2019-04-10 20:56

SA remains an efficient chicken producer in the global context and has consistently produced chicken more cheaply than European Union countries, research shows.

How to braai chicken 101: The all-you-need cheat sheet

2019-02-08 10:34

The basic skills you need in order to achieve brilliantly braaied chicken.

WATCH: What if the animals we eat run out of food?

2018-10-22 11:41

How does feeding our chicken maggots benefit the environment and aid in sustainability?

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