Poultry woes spark Rainbow rethink

04 September 2016 - 02:00 By NOMPUMELELO MAGWAZA

Cheap poultry imports from the EU, US and Brazil, compounded by a lack of support from the government, are forcing one of South Africa's oldest and biggest chicken producers to rethink its business, says the company. Over the past five years, the South Africa poultry industry has experienced a massive increase in chicken imports, especially in the quick-frozen category, with more than 480,000 tons of poultry shipped into the country last year.

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