May 17, 2017

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 the sustained drought across the country. […]
May 16, 2017

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   The government is seeking to […]
May 15, 2017

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 sales volumes ‘under extremely difficult market […]
May 15, 2017

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 to end-March, the poultry producer reported […]