Food price increases linked to retail value chain

The Competition Commission says it has linked recent food price increases to South Africa's retail sector.

Shorten food supply chains – Competition Commission

The Competition Commission says more local food markets, supplied directly by farmers, will benefit consumers, small-scale farmers and agriculture.

Big gap between farm prices and shop prices

Retail chicken prices are going up much faster than producer prices.

Spotted in Spar

Spotted in SPAR: Chicken from Brazil, Poland and Denmark in possible violation of SA labelling regulations. The importer, Merlog Foods,...

Is Massmart selling dodgy chicken fingers?

We found another Massmart retailer, Jumbo Wholesale SA, selling processed Brazilian chicken products with no expiry dates, batch numbers, abattoir...

Where is this chicken from?

Spotted in a Boxer Superstore, owned by Pick n Pay: Chicken imported from ‘Argentina / Europe / Brazil’ is also...

We caught Massmart selling chicken with no expiry dates

Cambridge Food is a nationwide chain owned by Massmart (who also owns Makro and Game Stores). No expiry dates, no...

Frozen. Unfrozen. Refrozen? Is Shoprite selling dodge chicken?

Spotted in Shoprite South Africa: EU chicken with no abattoir number, batch number, production date or expiry date. Frozen but...

Where is this chicken from, Food Lover’s Market?

Spotted in Food Lover’s Market: poultry with no expiry dates, no batch numbers, no production dates. Why does the country...

Is Checkers selling compromised chicken?

Spotted in the fresh meat section of Checkers: Frozen imported poultry which has been thawed on arrival in SA, hand...

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