Importers’ tariff proposal gets dumped

Import tariffs on dumped chicken has re-entered the national debate following a number of opportunistic and spurious claims made by meat importers. Read more as we cover the debate.

FairPlay makes headlines

FairPlay's call for the removal of value added tax (VAT) from some chicken portions been published across the country.

Proudly South African’s huge “buy local” drive

ProudlySA's Living Lekker Locally campaign is here to remind South Africans that almost everything they need can be sourced from local manufacturers.

Dumped imports worry Rainbow Chicken owner

RCL's chicken division is still struggling. Will the Poultry Sector Master Plan help turn the sector around?

R200 billion localisation plan under attack

South Africa is embarking on an massive localisation drive – to create new jobs, reduce imports and grow the private sector.

Comprehensive tariff restructure is in the offing

A complete review of the tariff structure for poultry imports is underway, and it might have very interesting outcomes.


Siyabuya is a new movement that has been formed to unite people across South Africa who believe the country can emerge stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Minister Didiza hails the signing of the Poultry Master Plan which aims to create more jobs

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Ms Thoko Didiza, MP has welcomed the signing of the Poultry Sector Master...

New poultry master plan will stand or fall by implementation

The FairPlay movement, job-seekers, trade unions and impoverished rural communities will be watching closely to see whether the new poultry...

Chicken meat imports dominate the South African poultry market

South Africa’s imports of chicken meat continue to increase as the local market is affected by high feed costs. Meanwhile,...

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