Rising input costs a serious challenge for future food production

Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa. “The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly,...

Rising input costs a serious challenge for future food production

Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa. “The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly,...

Agriculture Value Chain: What Is {Op-Ed}

Agricultural value chain. When asked about the Agricultural value chain, most people think of how that spice they normally add to their meal before it’s ready or how the coffee they took in the morning found its way from the farm to their table. This is partially...