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WATCH: UK's first ever 'meat-free butchers' opens its doors

Jun 21 2019 15:33

East-End butcher goes Meat Free 'Meaty' cuts, joints and strings of sausages are being made from the likes of mushroom, jackfruit and even pea protein.


Culling of male chicks: a controversial practice

Jun 17 2019 16:01

The systematic eradication of male chicks is a common practice in the poultry industry, which says it is the only viable option for birds that have no economic value.


Pig prices take flight on back of African swine flu outbreak

Jun 12 2019 18:01

Trigga Exchange said the outbreak in other markets resulted in up to a third of the pig population being culled, creating a global shortage of pork and the import parity of pork into South Africa.


Trade body will have a bone to pick in poultry tariff case

Jun 13 2019 14:07

The South African Poultry Association has applied to the International Trade Administration Commission for an 82% tariff increase, saying that local producers cannot compete with dumping from the international market.


Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves

Jun 11 2019 20:59

Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed.


Tongaat shares suspended to 'protect investors'

Jun 10 2019 16:16

The board of Tongaat Hulett has requested the suspension of its listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange amid an investigation.


Tongaat delays 2019 financials while it conducts forensic probe

Jun 03 2019 12:30

In an update to shareholders last week the sugar producer said it had identified 'certain past practices which are of significant concern to the board and the company's auditors'.


WATCH: African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers

May 28 2019 20:58

French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China.



WATCH: Trump pledges $16 billion to farmers hurt by trade war

May 24 2019 19:14

President Donald Trump has rolled out another $16bn in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods.


Tobacco players allowed to weigh in on BAT-Twisp merger approval - regulator

May 22 2019 17:04

Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said.

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