‘Smallholders must be assisted to move up the poultry value chain’

WEEKLY NEWS WRAP AVI Africa Poultry Conference There is little participation in and limited entry of small and medium enterprises...

Sugar Crisis: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?

Over 85 000 jobs could be lost. South African sugarcane farmers are not just marching in protest, they are marching...

The strain on the sugar industry will jeopardise almost 90 000 jobs

Today, DA Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Annette Steyn MP, DA Shadow Minister of Trade and Industry, Dean...

Sugar industry strikes, warns of collapse

Members of the sugar industry will take to the streets of Tshwane on Tuesday to raise concern over the dumping...

Coca-Cola manufacturer taken to task over ‘sugar imports’

FairPlay has expressed concern about softdrinks manufacturer Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) allegedly increasing sugar imports at the expense of South...

Let’s stop playing chicken with our people’s health

In the aftermath of the deadly listeria outbreak in SA, Francois Baird asks some tough questions about the inspection of...

Sugar-cane farmers plead for intervention

DURBAN – South African Farmers Development Association (Safda) affiliated members are appealing to the government to intervene urgently in the...

FairPlay meets with German Embassy in South Africa to discuss fair trade

Francois Baird, founder of the FairPlay Movement, met with Erik Schneider, Head of Agriculture at the German Embassy this week...

SAFDA fights for increase in tariff prices on imported sugar

Safda says they do not want to end up like the textile and poultry industries, which are suffering because of...

FairPlay Commits to Ensure that Major New Trade Agreements Protect the Interests of the Poultry and Sugar Industry

Two major developments in the international trade arena loom large over the poultry and sugar sectors in South Africa. The...

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