Poultry sector inquiry is ‘an attack’, says Astral CEO Chris Schutte
The competition watchdog’s action has stunned an industry already battling load-shedding costs and bird flu
Astral CEO Chris Schutte has lambasted the newly announced Competition Commission inquiry into the poultry sector as “an attack” on an industry that is struggling under the weight of load-shedding, erratic water supply, bird flu and imports.
“It comes as a helluva surprise, even as the plight of the industry is so well documented. It seems like every effort is taken to attack this industry.”..
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