Astral Opens Hatchery Near Maputo16 October 2012
MOZAMBIQUE - South African-based poultry company, Astral Foods, has increased its African operations by opening its first broiler hatchery in Mozambique.
Mozpintos Broiler Hatchery’s initial capacity is 158,000 day-old chickens a week, reports Business Day Live.
The hatchery is around 45km southwest of Maputo. This new hatchery follows the setting up of a poultry facility in Zambia.
Astral CEO, Chris Schutte, said that the development and expansion plans for Mozpintos form part of Astral's strategic African growth plan.ThePoultrySite News Desk