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South Africa Poultry and Egg Industry Report 2019 with Profiles of RCL Foods and Astral and Quantum Foods

DUBLIN, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "The Poultry and Egg Industry in South Africa 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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The poultry and egg industry is the largest sub-sector of the South African agricultural sector. The poultry industry represented 16.6% or R47.9bn of the total gross value of 2018 agricultural production of R288.6bn and is the largest animal production segment.

The industry suffered numerous casualties during the avian flu outbreaks, which were exacerbated by increased competition from imports and the industry continues to consolidate. There is increasing pressure from rising input costs, particularly those for feed, transportation, energy and labour as well as declining consumer spending, although the industry was heading for a seasonal upturn in mid-2019.

Import Debate Rages On:

The greatest challenge to local producers remains surging imports, with Brazil replacing avian flu-impacted European exports. Cheap or dumped brown chicken meat is sold locally below the foreign cost of production through foreign government subsidies. While this benefits meat importers, foreign exporters, consumers, local producers, importers and potential exporters continue to engage in heated public debate and legal action. Total 2018 poultry imports by volume were 19% above the 2013-2017 five-year average. Brazil is by far the biggest exporter to South Africa, followed by the United States.

Report Coverage:

This report focuses on the poultry and egg industry with comprehensive information on the size and state of the industry, production, sales, import and export trends as well as market share information. The factors that influence the industry, including the effects of avian flu and tariffs, are discussed.

There are comprehensive profiles of 18 companies including major chicken producers such as RCL Foods and Astral and dominant egg producer Quantum Foods.

Other profiled companies Country Bird Holdings, which bought the Opti Agri, and Crown Chickens, trading as Sovereign Foods, which merged with the Cold Storage Group.

Key Topics Covered:

1. INTRODUCTION

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY
2.1. Industry Value Chain
2.2. Geographic Position

3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY

4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
4.1. Local
4.1.1. Corporate Actions
4.1.2. Regulations
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development
4.2. Continental
4.3. International

5. INFLUENCING FACTORS
5.1. Government Intervention
5.2. Health and Disease
5.3. Economic Environment
5.4. Input and Operating Costs
5.5. Labour
5.6. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation
5.7. Cyclicality
5.8. Environmental Concerns

6. COMPETITION
6.1. Barriers to Entry and Moving up the Value Chain

7. SWOT ANALYSIS

8. OUTLOOK

9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

10. REFERENCES
10.1. Publications
10.2. Websites

Companies Mentioned

  • Astral Operations Ltd
  • Crown Chickens (Pty) Ltd
  • Klein Karoo International (Pty) Ltd
  • Mosstrich (Pty) Ltd
  • Fourie's Poultry Farms (Pty) Ltd
  • Elgin Poultry Abattoir (Pty) Ltd
  • Afgri Poultry (Pty) Ltd
  • Kuipers Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Country Bird Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Roelcor Malmesbury (Pty) Ltd
  • RCL Foods Ltd
  • Eggbert Eggs (Pty) Ltd
  • Top-Lay Eierkooperasie Beperk
  • Pavati Trading 116 (Pty) Ltd
  • Boschveld Ranching (Pty) Ltd
  • Alzu Ondernemings (Pty) Ltd
  • Quantum Foods (Pty) Ltd
  • Arbor Acres South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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