Tag: industry

3
Apr

RED MEAT BAN LIFTED IN SA

RED MEAT BAN LIFTED IN SA South Africa’s three-year ban on red meat exports has finally been lifted. It is reported that the industry lost an estimated R4 billion annually since February 2011, when the ban was put into place due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the country. The country lost its export status due to

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11
Nov

SA FARMERS URGED TO MAINTAIN INFRUSTRUCTURE

SA FARMERS URGED TO MAINTAIN INFRUSTRUCTURE South African farmers are running the risk of losing millions should they not focus on investing in regular maintenance and cleaning of infrastructure like silo’s. This is according to Gareth Lloyd-Jones, MD of Ecowize, who says that locally, equipment maintenance still lags far behind the productivity of farmers and should they not acknowledge the

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1
Nov

FOOD CONTROL AGENCY NECESSARY TO ENSURE LOCAL FOOD SAFETY

FOOD CONTROL AGENCY NECESSARY TO ENSURE LOCAL FOOD SAFETY The government plans to speed up the establishment of South Africa’s food control agency in order to protect the local agricultural processing from unsafe food products entering South Africa. Gareth Lloyd-Jones, MD of Ecowize, says the food agency will safeguard the agricultural sector from unfair competition and will enable the local

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