Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL/ROBERT TSHABALALA
Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL/ROBERT TSHABALALA

Poultry producer Astral Foods has agreed to an “emergency” water arrangement with the local municipality that will allow it to operate as normal.

The company said in May that water-supply issues at its Standerton facility had already cost it at least R85m.

Astral’s commercial division MD, Andy Crocker, joined Business Day TV to discuss the plan.

Astral’s commercial division MD, Andy Crocker, talks to Business Day TV about the company’s emergency water plan

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