Higher chicken prices and jobs bloodbath will follow trade protection, says association

Importers and exporters say higher duties on chicken imports will be futile as local industry is unable to meet demand

Tongaat shares crash by two-thirds as investors jump ship

Shareholders push the shares down 67% to a record low as the scandal-hit agri-processing company resumes trading

Tongaat Hulett’s share to resume trading on JSE on Monday

The embattled sugar producer says it is struggling to reduce its SA debt through earnings from that market

Tongaat eyes returns from farmland transformed by developers

Had agro-processing company kept stakes in plots sold around burgeoning areas, its dire situation would be much different today

Tongaat wants JSE to lift suspension

The embattled sugar producer requested that trading in its shares be suspended in June, as it grappled with accounting irregularities

PIC-funded Pelo-Karan Beef deal could soon be dead meat

No clear reason has been given for why the asset manager might want to pull out of the much-lauded deal

Tongaat chair says those behind irregularities will be held liable

Louis von Zeuner says the matter has been referred to the National Prosecuting Authority and the JSE

More sites to boost business but stock liquidity a concern for Kaap Agri

Between September 2018 and September 2019, Kaap Agri’s market capitalisation, which now stands at about R2.1bn, shrank by 19.8%

Labat to buy new cannabis training business for R15m

Labat Africa will acquire a 70% interest in a business to be known as CannAfrica

Tongaat investors back lifting borrowing restrictions

Vote paves way for Tongaat to access R12bn in new credit lines to refinance its existing deb

Tongaat will only seek lifting of JSE suspension in 2020

The embattled sugar producer will wait until issuing a six-month trading update before seeking reinstatement on the JSE

Tongaat writedowns surge to R11.8bn amid Zimbabwean land expropriation

The company previously estimated its 2018 results would need to be impaired by up to R4.5bn

WATCH: How Kaap Agri’s diversification strategy has reaped rewards

Kaap Agri CEO Sean Walsh spoke with Business Day TV about the group’s full-year results

Tongaat to pursue claims against execs after accounting probe

Undesirable accounting practices resulted in revenue being recognised in earlier reporting periods, with 10 executives implicated

Drought and land reform continue to create uncertainty, says Kaap Agri

The agriculture group said revenue grew by almost a third in its year to end-September amid a subdued retail environment

SA finds a thrill on Blueberry Hill

Berry industry set for phenomenal growth over the next five years, with vastly increased plantings

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