COVID-19 disrupts honey imports from China, here’s why this could be an opportunity for local African producers

PUBLISHED: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 15:22:17 GMT


The coronavirus continues to cause havoc with supply chains in Africa and around the world. The sweet business of honey – South Africa imports over 85 per cent of its honey from China by the way – is suffering the bitterness of this disruption. A bit of home grown skulduggery is making matters worse in Africa. John Purchase CEO of Agbiz joins CNBC Africa for more.

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