At present, the South African agricultural sector is relatively robust and healthy, including the red meat industry. This was according to Agbiz CEO, Dr John Purchase, speaking at the 2017 Aldam Stockman School.
He said the local red meat industry was relatively technologically advanced and internationally competitive. The industry is a major contributor to food security, economic growth and employment in the country.”
According to Purchase, the red meat value chain was nevertheless operating in uncertain times.