Bold Astral Foods forces government’s hand
In the rest of 2021 we may see other companies using the Astral Foods case as a precedent
SA's largest poultry products producer, Astral Foods, has won a court order over a lack of service delivery in the Lekwa local municipality in the agricultural town Standerton, Mpumalanga. This will force the national government and the Treasury to prepare a financial recovery plan for the municipality.
This bold move will hopefully inspire other companies facing similar problems to take government on...