Chicken and feed producer Quantum Foods is the best-performing JSE-listed stock this year with its share price up more than 200%, despite it making a loss in its most recent financial year. 

Amid high input inflation and constrained consumers, food producers have struggled with profitability in recent years. But Quantum is experiencing a bidding war that has taken its share price from R4.50 to as much as R15.50. ..

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