meat processing

CSC incurs $1,4m loss

ZIMBABWE – The cash-strapped Cold Storage Company Limited (CSC) has registered a loss of $1,4 million during the quarter to March 2015 against a budgeted loss of $1,7 million.

Back to business for Witvlei Meat, says Sidney Martin

NAMIBIA – “Witvlei Meat is not for sale. Let me make it clear to all those gossipers out there. Witvlei Meat will start with operations soon and we will fill our quota of 350 metric tons for the Norwegian beef market easily within the required time,” was the response from managing director of Witvlei Meat, Sidney Martin, about the talks doing the rounds that Witvlei Meat is about to be sold.

Meatco warns against Chinese-owned abattoir

NAMIBIA – Meatco has warned against plans for the Chinese to erect an export abattoir in the Tsumeb and Otavi area, saying Chinese value addition to Namibian cattle will create overcapacity in the slaughter space and compete with producers who would by then have shareholding in Meatco, of whom 60 to 70 percent are communal farmers.

Meatco warns against Chinese-owned abattoir

NAMIBIA – Meatco has warned against plans for the Chinese to erect an export abattoir in the Tsumeb and Otavi area, saying Chinese value addition to Namibian cattle will create overcapacity in the slaughter space and compete with producers who would by then have shareholding in Meatco, of whom 60 to 70 percent are communal farmers.