CEDA clients defy odds despite challenges

source: Mmegi

SELEBI-PHIKWE: CEDA clients are faced with several problems, among them market penetration and competition from more established South African companies which export to Botswana.

CEDA clients expressed these concerns and others during a media tour organised by CEDA last week. The tour started at Richmark Poultry in Moletemane village.

Richmark Operations Manager, Kim van der Mere, said the company was started as an ostrich farm 31 years ago but as time went on, they switched to broilers because of market needs.

She said the company has assets valued at P21 million. They slaughter between 9 000 and 10 000 chickens a day and make nearly P4 million a month in profits.

“We were offered a loan by CEDA in 2003 to expand the [continue reading]


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