Food producer Tiger Brands, which is still reeling from the backlash of the listeriosis crisis, said on Friday the slow recovery in its value-added meats businesses ensured operating income fell by a fifth in its year to end-September.

Tiger Brands, which is SA’s largest food producer, said headline earnings per share fell 17% to 1,349c during the year, with the company’s share price falling as much as 10.7% in morning trade on Friday...

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