A mountain of frozen chicken is about to be dumped on South Africa
A mountain of frozen chicken has built up in chicken-producing countries after demand evaporated during the various lockdowns amid continuing production.
That stockpile will soon be unloaded on South Africa.
The price benefit doesn’t reach the people at the bottom…Francois Baird, founder - FairPlay
South Africa has enough food. The problem is getting it into the hands of poor people… There are enough chicken, milk and other agriculture products coming from South Africa…Francois Baird, founder - FairPlay
Food security should be the major risk the government should manage...Francois Baird, founder - FairPlay
The attitude is, let’s put them on ships and we’ll figure out where to dump it when the time comes… Start now! Bring those cases now! These companies have been dumping before Covid-19…Francois Baird, founder - FairPlay
Listen to the interview in the audio below.
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