Tag: Astral Foods

Water disruptions, labour action bite into Astral profits

Netcare says it’s delivered a resilient set of results in a challenging market. The hospital network operator posted a 0.9 percent increase in profit after tax and a final dividend of 64 cents per share. CNBC Africa spoke to the CEO, Dr Richard Friedland for more.

Lekwa municipality water supply problems dampen local food security

Astral Foods is adamant that a lack of water supply is costing them poultry profits. The listed poultry producer says 40 per cent of its production was affected by the local municipalities interrupted water supply. CNBC Africa reporter Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Mandla Mputhi, Manager, Executive Mayor’s Office, Lekwa Local Municipality.

Lekwa municipality water supply problems ruffle Astral Foods

There is a cost of doing business but in Lekwa Local Municipality, that cost has a premium. South Africa’s largest poultry producer, Astral has for years opined about cheap chicken imports and now they can add disruptions of water supply to their list of complaints. CNBC Africa reporter, Karabo Letlhatlha is joined by Astral's Commercial Division MD, Andy Crocker.

South Africa blames food firms for world’s worst listeria outbreak

South Africa said on Monday producers of cold meat products were to blame for delays in tracing the cause of the world’s worst listeria outbreak, which has killed 180 people in the...

Chicken dumping still unresolved – Astral Foods CEO

Chicken dumping still unresolved – Astral Foods CEO

SA’s neighbours ban poultry imports over bird flu

SA's neighbours ban poultry imports over bird flu
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