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SA wants court to dismiss poultry brine-cap halt

SOUTH AFRICA – The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and others asked a court to dismiss the South African Poultry Association’s (Sapa's) application to prevent the introduction of regulations that will cap the amount of brine allowed in chicken.

Rwf52b dairy project to benefit 100,000 households

RWANDA - A $65 million (Rwf52 billion) dairy development project that will directly benefit 100,000 dairy households in Rwanda, will be launched in January, 2017, according to  Dr. Théogène Rutagwenda, Director General for Animal Resources at the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI).

RCL hatches poultry rescue

SOUTH AFRICA - The gravity of the distress facing SA’s chicken producers was laid bare this week when RCL Foods, SA’s second-biggest chicken company, made the shocking announcement that it is overhauling its poultry operations.

Clover to launch low-sugar Tropika juice

SOUTH AFRICA - Clover, which controls almost 80% of SA’s dairy fruit juices market, will soon launch Tropika Slender, the low-sugar and low-calorie alternative to its bestselling beverage Tropika, as it seeks a safeguard against the looming sugar tax.

Peak Green unveiled

GHANA - Friesland Campina West Africa Limited, producers of Peak milk, has introduced its new brand, Peak Green, to foster a healthy lifestyle in the Ghanaian consumers at an affordable price.