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on July 28, 2021

Rioting in South Africa proves costly for Astral Foods

44,000 birds had to be euthanized

Rioting and looting in South Africa has caused a multitude of problems for Astral Foods, with the company estimating the unrest has cost the company about ZAR16 million (US$1.08 million).

Riots and violence started earlier in July following the arrest of former South African President Jacob Zuma, who was…

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