SAPPO Weekly Update – week 41


SAPPO Weekly Update Week 41 (2021) Consumer Education The SA Pork Heritage Campaign again outperformed all industry benchmarks SAPPO’s SA Pork Heritage Campaign exceeded all expectations. According to Adiela Afghan, business development manager of Media24, there was lots of interest and participation in the campaign. It received more than 12 million impressions. Here is the final campaign […]

SAPPO News Nov 2021

SAPPO NEWS Nov 2021 Pork farming will require a mind shift “Pork farming will require a mind shift to be successful in the future. It requires authenticity of undisputed origin.” This was the message of SAPPO’s CEO, Johann Kotzé at the recent meeting of the Informal Pork Advisory Group (IPAG) in Pretoria. “The planet, people […]

SAPPO Weekly Update – week 40


SAPPO Weekly Update Week 40 (2021) Organisation SAPPO positioning for the future SAPPO’s new Board held a strategic planning session this week with the aim of positioning the organisation for the future. “A lot of external factors have changed the past two years. Factors such as Covid-19 and ASF forces us to look differently at […]

RPO Bulletin Nov 2021

RPO BULLETIN NOV 2021 Welcome to the RPO’s Red Meat Bulletin Meat imports increased Bovine meat imports for August 2021 amounts to 1 051 tons, representing an increase of 6% if compared to August 2020, according to Agri Inspec. The FOB (Free on Board) price for August 2021 was R41.54 p/kg and R45.73 p/kg for […]

Foot and Mout Disease Mtubatuba Outbreak Follow up Report & Surveilance

Press Release 1 November 2021 Foot and Mouth Disease: Molemole Outbreak Follow up Report and Surveilance Upate Current status There has been no significant change in the status of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal Province since the previous report of 1 October 2021. Serological and clinical surveillance is continuing and the […]

SAPPO Weekly Update – week 36


SAPPO Weekly Update Week 36 (2021) Organisation Stephen will lead SAPPO the next two years Stephen Butt of Butt Farming will be SAPPO’s chairman the next two years. Read more about his life and his thoughts. Read Now As not all digital platforms display electronic messages in the same way, SAPPO recommends that you read our digital […]

SAPPO News October 2021

SAPPO NEWS Oct 2021 Johann van der Walt, SAPPO chairman Commodity organisations cannot fight the animal health fight in isolation. All role-players such as commodity organisations, the national and provincial departments of animal health, private veterinarians, input suppliers and other organisations and institutions will have to work together to keep our animals safe. Disease management […]

SAPPO Weekly Update – week 35


SAPPO Weekly Update Week 35 (2021) Animal Health Where can all the dead pigs go? – An overview of carcass disposal options Minimising the number of pig carcasses generated during an outbreak of ASF is vitally important in order to limit spread of the virus and also minimise economic losses. While many policies for controlling […]