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on November 17, 2021

Multiple challenges hit Astral Foods’ bottom line

For the South African vertically integrated poultry company, rising feed costs had a significant impact on its poultry and feed businesses, but diseases and disruption to power and water supplies also presented significant challenges

Following publication of the company’s financial results for the year just ended, Astral Foods has warned that chicken prices will have to rise.

According to Business Live, prices are set to go up again for consumers because of steeply rising feed costs, as well as on-going supply chain disruption. 

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