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

Oceana caught by bad weather

Headline earnings per share fell by a quarter in the year to end-September, with the fishing group having benefited from lower US tax rates in the prior period

Mauritius-based Dale Capital is first inward listing on ZAR X

The private equity investment holding company is seeking to raise capital as it invests in Mauritian agriculture

Zetler family try their hand in cannabis market

Strawberry-growing outfit now using their massive Western Cape greenhouse to produce medicinal marijuana

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Zeder may return R4.75bn after disposal of Pioneer Foods

Agribusiness-focused Zeder, which expects subdued value growth in the rest of its financial year, said the money may go back to shareholders

Rotterdam dairy farm moo-vs into the future

A natural disaster gave birth to an innovative idea of producing fresh food far from the usual farms

Clover deal with Milco gets nod from Competition Tribunal

The tribunal has approved the merger, but has set a three-year moratorium on job losses at the merged entity

Booming blueberry industry eyes Asian markets

SA does not have access to key markets such as China and South Korea at a time when blueberry imports are growing phenomenally in Asia

PODCAST | Business Day Spotlight: EU is not playing fairly with SA’s poultry industry

SA Poultry Association has lodged an application with Itac, calling for an increase in the ad valorem tariff on bone-in and boneless frozen chicken portions

Breeders fear EU-Mercosur pact will make mincemeat of Belgian beef

Producers of top-quality meat worry about a future dominated by large trading blocs

Astral says 15 people in hospital after Gauteng plant ammonia leak

The incident will be investigated by the relevant authorities and Astral will assist where necessary with due process, the company says

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