September, 2022: At a time when South Africans are struggling to fulfil their basic needs, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) recently decided to substantially raise import duties on three major European frozen French fry exporters.
28 July 2022: South Africa’s food security is under threat by virtue of a declining and crumbling infrastructure, skyrocketing fuel and input costs, and long delays at ports.
30 June 2022: Concerns continue to mount over the impact of soaring food costs on vulnerable households – and rightly so.
13 June 2022: Forget winter – beware the coming South African Spring if government does not intervene now to manage the imminent tidal wave of food price inflation heading our way.
20 April 2022: Government urgently needs to intervene to reduce import costs on chicken and other staple foods if the country is to avert a looming hunger crisis, warns South African import-export company Hume International.
12 May, 2022: A major import-export business has warned that the critical lack of cold storage space seen in the wake of the Durban floods is aggravating supply chain disruptions, increasing the risk of potential food shortages.