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Articles by Jackie Linden

Contrasting fortunes for African poultry interests

South Africa's AFGRI re-enters the poultry industry
As South Africa-based agricultural services company, AFGRI, re-enters the poultry sector through a new venture in Mozambique, its former chicken business is set to be acquired by government-owned fund manager, Public Investment Corporation (PIC).
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Danish Crown adapts business to changing Asian pork market

Danish Crown has announced the latest moves in its strategy to gain greater connections with customer base
Responding to changes in the markets in Southeast Asian countries to which it exports, Danish Crown is set to open new sales offices in Taiwan and the Philippines, and to close its center in Singapore.
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Italy reports 50 avian flu outbreaks so far this year

New cases also reported in Taiwan, South Africa
Since first reporting the disease in January of this year, Italy’s health ministry has recently reported the country’s 50th outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry, while new cases have also been confirmed in the last week in South Africa and Taiwan.
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Al Rayan embarks on Qatar’s largest poultry enterprise

New complex's annual capacity will be 70,000 metric tons of broiler meat and 250 million eggs
With an investment of QAR1.6 billion (US$439 million), Al Rayan Poultry has announced plans to set up a multi-site integrated enterprise that it hopes will revolutionize the Arabian country’s poultry sector, boosting local production and contributing to national food security.
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