Hiking import tariffs will hurt SA, says Brazilian poultry association

Local chicken producers have applied for an increase in a bid to rescue their industry

TWK Investments aims to secure supply with forestry acquisition

TWK Investments is in talks to buy an 11,000ha forest in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal

Kaap Agri banks on growth of wheat harvest to bag bigger profit

Storage subsidiary Wesgraan has already received 88% more wheat than in the past year

Karan Beef cashes in on exponential growth in demand from China

The Karan family accepted a R5.2bn offer from the PIC over a R6bn offer from Chinese investors who wanted to export all of its meat

SA’s citrus growers condemn EU’s ‘bureaucratic coldness’

‘The EU showed no interest in reviewing its position on CBS as a quarantine pest … refusing to consider any reasonable requests for relaxation of the excessive ...

WATCH: Delayed planting season upsets Omnia

Adriaan de Lange, Group MD of Omnia joins us on the line for his perspective on the company’s interim loss

Oceana charts new course without Tiger Brands

Tiger’s unbundling decision comes just ahead of the start of the 2020 fishing rights application process 

Tractor maker Deere expects growing demand in Africa

A global policy shift away from food aid towards local production has sparked a green revolution, lifting Africa's potential as a market, Deere says

Pioneer foods plunges 10% ahead of release of results

JSE-listed food producers continue to face pressure from a weak rand, rising fuel costs and subdued economic environment

Omnia's warning of a loss alarms market

Shares lose as much as 16% after chemicals group says it was hurt by economic slowdown and delay in the planting season

Tongaat slides after reporting headline loss

The group’s shares slump almost 12%  before recovering slightly to close at R61.30

Western Cape agribusiness sector set for growth which will in turn boost tourism

The agribusiness sector is one of the most important components of the Western Cape economy

Good catch rates and sales give Premium Fishing a boost

The fishing company reported a 40% increase in full-year net profit

Astral Foods leaps on bullish trading update

The poultry producer's share price is down more than 25% in the year to date and commentators can't see a recovery any time soon

Tongaat’s land disposal strategy is ‘backward-looking’

Former investor Chris Logan says Tongaat Hulett's priorities are wrong and instead of selling land the firm should retain the valuable portfolio.

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