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Poultry Analysis 27 February 2024

The main news item for this past week has been the Competition Commission’s proposed Inquiry into the poultry industry’s value ...

Poultry Analysis 20 February 2024

The Avian Flu outbreak of last year is finally officially over, with no new cases reported since November last year ...

Food Basket Barometer – Rice

The price of rice is a text-book example of how climate change and socio-economic instability anywhere in the world impacts ...

A Closer Look: SAPA – Get Out of the Way

When the Western Cape investment agency Wesgro announced an exciting deal to export R300million worth of chicken feet to China, ...

Poultry Analysis 13 February 2024

The price of chicken remains a national concern, with debates about whether the import tariff rebate will reduce poultry prices ...

Food Basket Barometer – IQF

The price of IQF (Individual Quick Frozen) chicken does not reflect the price trajectory of other chicken products. During 2023, ...

Poultry Analysis 31 January 2024

Here comes controversy…..  this last week the Department of Trade and Industry announced import rebates on poultry.    ...

A Closer Look: shortages vs price increases

When egg and chicken supplies began to dwindle in September last year due to this country's worst season of Avian ...

The Insider’s Perspective – January

In our second Insider's Perspective, Glen McMaster points out the highs and lows of January, with some questions for the ...

Food Basket Barometer – Polony

Polony is consistently the cheapest form of protein available in South Africa, but it also contains high levels of fat ...

Explainer

This Explainer is an edited version of the AMIE Transformation podcast, containing the main points of the interview ...

Poultry Analysis 23 January 2024

Another day, another alarming headline about poultry imports.  ...

FOOD BASKET BAROMETER INDEX

Our Food Basket Barometer Index is a project to track the prices of basic foods in South Africa, to analyse ...

Poultry Analysis 16 January 2024

As people trickle back to work in 2024, the news in the poultry industry is still concerned with the shortages ...

Food Basket Barometer – Price Comparisons

For our lowest-income consumers, protein is the most essential, and invariably the most expensive, part of the food basket ...