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Africa / Egg Production
on October 23, 2014

Weak demand, high costs continue for South African egg producers

As the country’s egg producers confront constrained consumer purchasing and high input costs, some are exiting the industry.

The contraction in South Africa’s egg industry is thought to have continued this year as the sector continues  to confront weak consumer demand, volatile feed costs and rising labor costs.

Data published midyear by the Egg Organisation Committee of the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) suggests that output will shrink…

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