DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "The Poultry and Egg Industry in South Africa 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
The combined gross value of fowls slaughtered, eggs produced, including eggs for hatching, and ostrich feathers and products amounted to R49.312bn in 2015/2016, accounting for approximately 42.5% of the total gross value of all animal products. According to the South African Poultry Association (SAPA), the poultry industry provides employment, directly and indirectly, for an estimated 120,000 people throughout its value chain. The sector is responsible for providing much of the animal protein consumed in South Africa, with the largest proportion being consumed by the lower LSM categories.
This detailed report describes current conditions in the poultry and egg industry, the largest sub-sector of the South African agricultural sector. Factors influencing the success of the industry are discussed and include the recent outbreaks of Avian Influenza (AI), increases in the price of key raw material inputs following the 2016 drought and the surge in imports, especially of mechanically deboned meat and bone-in chicken' which is regarded as a waste product' in most developed countries. Also included in the report are profiles for 18 major local companies involved in the production of poultry meat, ostrich meat and eggs.
- Afgri Poultry (Pty) Ltd
- Alzu Ondernemings (Pty) Ltd
- Arbor Acres South Africa (Pty) Ltd
- Astral Operations Ltd
- Boschveld Ranching (Pty) Ltd
- Country Bird Holdings (Pty) Ltd
- Crown Chickens (Pty) Ltd
- Eggbert Eggs (Pty) Ltd
- Elgin Poultry Abattoir (Pty) Ltd
- Fourie's Poultry Farms (Pty) Ltd
- Klein Karoo International (Pty) Ltd
- Kuipers Group (Pty) Ltd
- Mosstrich (Pty) Ltd
- Pavati Trading 116 (Pty) Ltd
- Quantum Foods (Pty) Ltd
- RCL Foods Ltd
- Roelcor Holdings (Pty) Ltd
- Top-Lay Eierkooperasie Ltd
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