SAPPO Weekly Update – week 41

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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

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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 […]

SAPPO Weekly Update – week 36

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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

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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 […]

SAPPO News – September 2021

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SAPPO NEWS September 2021 They will lead SAPPO’s new Board SAPPO’s newly elected National Council voted for representatives of SAPPO’s Board for 2021/2022 on Wednesday. Stephen Butt (Butt Farming) (photo left) is the new SAPPO chairman and Myles van Deventer (Baynesfield) the new vice-chairman. The other members are Dave Osborne (No 2 Piggeries), Shaun Mockford […]

SAPPO Weekly Update – Week 32

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SAPPO Weekly Update Week 32 (2021) Organisation Regional elections will start on Monday The electronic voting for regional representatives on SAPPO’s National Council will start on Monday at 08:00 and will continue until Friday 17:00. You must be registered on the World of Pork to participate. If you experience difficulties contact Sally (info@sappo.org), Nico (nico@sappo.org) […]

SAPPO Weekly Update – Week 31

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SAPPO Weekly Update Week 31 (2021) Organisation Compartment system must become a way of life The executive committee of SAPPO’s National Pig Health Committee met recently to discuss ways to make the compartment system more bullet proof. The meeting concluded that the compartment system is now even more important than before if South Africa wants […]