Astral Foods Group Activities


INTEGRATED BROILER OPERATIONS

We have four fully integrated broiler production, processing, distribution, sales and marketing operations with a combined processing capacity of 4 395 million processed broilers per week made up as follows:

County Fair
Agter-Paarl
1 044 000
Festive
Olifantsfontein
1 287 000
Mountain Valley
Camperdown
164 000
Goldi
Standerton
1 900 000

Festive (Olifantsfontein), Goldi (Standerton) and County Fair (Western Cape) market and distribute a full range of fresh and frozen poultry products whereas Earlybird Standerton’s primary products are in the form of individually quick frozen (IQF) products. Mountain Valley (Camperdown) produces both fresh and frozen poultry products.

County Fair and Festive market and distribute a full range of value added products comprising frozen reformed filled products, ready to eat chicken products and a range of emulsified products.

BROILER GENETICS

Ross

Ross Poultry Breeders situated in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, is the sole distributor and supplier of Ross 308 parent breeding stock to the South African broiler industry. The company has a technical agreement with Aviagen Limited, a multinational company that holds the worldwide proprietary rights to the “Ross” brand. The company has entered into an agreement with Aviagen for the exclusive South African rights to the International Ross 308 broiler/ breeder that is world renowned for its superior broiler and breeder performance.

   
          

DAY-OLD BROILER AND HATCHING EGG SUPPLIER

National Chicks
Tiger Chicks Mozpintos

National Chicks has operations in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Swaziland and conducts business as a day-old chick and hatching egg supplier to our integrated broiler operations and the independent non-integrated broiler producers in South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana and Mozambique. National Chicks supplies small hatcheries in Africa with fertile eggs and has a technical team servicing its customer base.

ANIMAL FEED PRE-MIX

provimi

We hold a 25% stake in Provimi SSA (Pty) Limited, a company that manufactures and markets vitamin and mineral pre-mixes for animal feed as well as a wide range of feed additives as well as commodity and speciality raw materials.

ANIMAL FEED

Tiger Feeds Meadow Feeds

The South African operations consist of mills located in Standerton, Randfontein, Delmas, Paarl, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg and Ladismith.

These seven strategically placed feed mills are well equipped to produce and distribute a wide range of specialised products for all commercially farmed animal species.

The other African operations consist of a feed mill in Lusaka (Zambia) and an 80% shareholding in a mill in Maputo(Mozambique).

ANALYTICAL LABORATORIES

CAL Laboraties

Central Analytical Laboratories analyses animal feed and water samples for our own requirements and the agricultural sector in South Africa.