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FairPlay movement set to help prevent dumping

Speaking at a news conference at Nampo, US-based South African business person and philanthropist, Francois Baird, founder of the FairPlay...

Poultry industry a flutter, but adjusting

South African poultry producers have introduced a number of measures in an effort to counter the setbacks that hit the...

Angry birdman says state plan to export fowls just won’t fly

CHRIS Schutte, CEO of Astral Foods,South Africa’s largest poultry producer, says a “lack of leadership in government” is responsible for...

EU worries over growth hormones in SA chickens unfounded, says poultry association

Genetic selection and better nutrition are what have produced superior broilers, says the South African Poultry Association.   WHILE briefing...

SA’s poultry industry on the road to recovery

Johannesburg – As the country recovers from the worst drought in history, the local poultry sector seems to be recuperating...

Dumping, not drought, to blame for chicken woes

Data for major chicken producing countries is analysed every two years by the LEI research institute at the University of...

Astral Foods feels pain from new brine regulations

SA’s poultry producers have had their feathers plucked from the cheap bone-in chicken imports from the US and Europe, and...

New export markets sought in bid to save SA’s chicken industry

Market-access requests have been sent to Gulf and African states, as well as Hong Kong and Singapore in South Asia...

Astral slashes interim dividend as it battles high input costs

Poultry producer says the results were due to its inability to recover record high feed prices and a loss in...

Astral Food still concerned about EU’s ‘unfair practices’

Astral Foods CEO Chris Schutte said he remains concerned about unfair practices by the EU.   In the six months...







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