News and Media Releases

Piet Gouws re-elected as LPO Chairman at Congress

19 Oct 2018

THE Livestock Producers' Organization (LPO) held its Congress in Win...

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The physical contamination of meat

19 Oct 2018

Physical contamination of meat, also referred to as the root of all cont...

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Rainfall expectations in Southern Africa in 2018/19

12 Oct 2018

Southern Africa is expected to receive erratic rainfall in the 2018/19 a...

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Notice: Producer Awards Braai scheduled

12 Oct 2018

Meatco hereby invites producers to the 2018 Producer of the Year Awards ...

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SADC - EU EPA Agreement

05 Oct 2018

The Namibian Trade Forum (NTF) recently launched a roadshow promoting th...

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Halaal and its significance at Meatco

05 Oct 2018

Halaal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permissible. This is not only...

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Meatco special members meeting-Director Nomination Form Download

02 Oct 2018

As previously communicated Minister of Agriculture honourable Alphe...

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Meatco continues paying above SA parity price

28 Sep 2018

The financial difficulties experienced in the 2017/18 financial year hin...

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Notice: Filling of vacancy on Meatco Board for a commercial farmer representative

28 Sep 2018

Minister of Agriculture honourable Alpheus !Naruseb has directed the cha...

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MeatMa turns 4!

21 Sep 2018

Meatco’s product brand MeatMa, incepted on 28 August 2014, is cele...

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NEED TO KNOW: GRASS-FED & FREE-RANGE BEEF

21 Sep 2018

Perhaps you have spotted the 'Free range' tag on some beef produ...

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Agricultural Outlook Conference slated for 10 October 2018

21 Sep 2018

The Agricultural Outlook Conference will this year take place on 10 Octo...

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Notice: Meatco prohibits sale of stock theft

14 Sep 2018

Meatco strongly urges producers, auctioneers and the entire cattle indus...

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EU clients visit Meatco

14 Sep 2018

Meatco successfully hosted a European Union (EU) customer delegation fro...

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MeatMa hosts promotional activities in the south

14 Sep 2018

The second MeatMa roadshow in the southern part of the country was held ...

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MeatMa insights: Rewards card

07 Sep 2018

Launched in 2014, MeatMA is a complete range of quality value-added meat...

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Meatco rewarded with entire Norwegian quota

07 Sep 2018

Meatco now supplies 1,600 tonnes of beef to the Norwegian market, which ...

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Notice - New booking and notification process for producers

31 Aug 2018

Following the simplification of the booking and merit point system, Meat...

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Meatco associates with UK-based Greene King

24 Aug 2018

Meatco recently got approval to serve premium meat to Greene King, a com...

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Cattle breeds and their characteristics

24 Aug 2018

There are 25 different breeds of cattle in Namibia and, much like rugby ...

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Notice: Service persons to contact

17 Aug 2018

Producers are hereby informed of the contact persons in their respective...

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Permit day held in Gam

17 Aug 2018

Meatco, through the Gam Farmers’ Association, organised the first ...

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Meatco exhibits at 3rd Annual SADC Industrialisation Week

10 Aug 2018

Namibia hosted the 3rd Annual SADC Industrialisation Week from 30 July t...

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Namibia’s Kapana connoisseurs crowned

10 Aug 2018

The 2018 Kapana Cook-off Competition grand finale was held on 4 August a...

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Central Region Kapana Cook-off well organised

03 Aug 2018

On 28 July 2018, Nedbank Namibia in partnership with MeatMa, Namibia Che...

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Climate Smart Community Based Rangeland and Livestock Adaptation (CBRLA) Part 2

03 Aug 2018

Shamathe was, however, quick to point out that this climate change drive...

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Eastern Region Kapana Cook-off Competition promotes diversity

27 Jul 2018

The Eastern Region Kapana cook-off Competition was held on 21 July 2018 ...

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Global beef markets

27 Jul 2018

The major factor driving demand in the global beef market is the rise in...

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Coastal Kapana cook-off competition participants bring their A-game

20 Jul 2018

The coastal Nedbank Kapana cook-off Preliminary Round took place on Satu...

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Farmers taught how to navigate economic crisis

20 Jul 2018

Economies go through cycles and farmers must manage their farms and fina...

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Meatco commissions new fire pump at Windhoek Factory

13 Jul 2018

Managing hazards and risks within the workplace is an important aspect o...

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President unhappy with redline

13 Jul 2018

President Hage Geingob has voiced Namibia’s dissatisfaction with s...

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Opening of Special Delivery Agreement

09 Jul 2018

Signing: 9 July until 20 July 2018 Slaughter: 6 August to 28 September...

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Nedbank Kapana competition sizzles in Northern pre-round

06 Jul 2018

Nedbank Namibia in conjunction with MeatMa, Namibia Chefs Association (N...

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Agricultural GDP slows

06 Jul 2018

The contribution to the gross domestic product of primary and secondary ...

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US Ambassador to Namibia tours Meatco Plant

29 Jun 2018

 Meatco is expected to ship its first consignment of beef to the Un...

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Meat preparation as per Meatco

29 Jun 2018

Meatco remains one of the establishment’s that promises a shelf-li...

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Meatco holds 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM)

26 Jun 2018

Meatco held its 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 22 June 2018 at the...

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Meatco Annual report released at 32nd AGM

26 Jun 2018

Meatco held its 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 22 June 2018 at the...

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Mobile Slaughter Unit delivers on promise

22 Jun 2018

Meatco’s Mobile Slaughter Unit (MSU) that was introduced into the ...

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Dry season feeding strategies in Namibia

22 Jun 2018

If grazing is not supplemented during the winter months, an animal&rsquo...

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AGM Nr 32 Agenda & Amended Meatco Member Standard Meeting Rules & Procedures v2

18 Jun 2018

../files/files/180615_MN_SR_AGM_Nr32_Agenda_final.pdf ../files/files...

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Meatco Foundation gives back to community

15 Jun 2018

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Meatco Fo...

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Meatco reinstates 15% VAT on cattle procured at the Windhoek abattoir

15 Jun 2018

Due to the current confusion and room for various interpretations regard...

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MEATCO PRODUCER PROXY FORMS

12 Jun 2018

All producers who were Meatco members as at 30 June 2013 are also invite...

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MeatMa hold roadshows in Erongo Region

08 Jun 2018

MeatMa, Meatco’s product brand for the local market, held promotio...

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The importance of an AGM

08 Jun 2018

It is annual general meeting season – the time of the year when mo...

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Meatco-produced beef remains of premium quality

01 Jun 2018

In accordance with the Meat Industry Act of 2002, Namibian meat is ...

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Meatco reaches blood drive target

01 Jun 2018

The Namibia Blood Transfusion Services (NAMBTS) team recently visited Me...

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The advantages of forming an agricultural cooperative

24 May 2018

An agricultural cooperative is a formal form of farmer collective action...

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Meatco Annual General Meeting Scheduled for 22 June 2018

21 May 2018

As per Section 14 (8) of the Meatco Act 1 of 2001, notice is hereby give...

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AU Commission Chairperson pays courtesy call to Meatco

18 May 2018

African Union Commission Chairperson, His Excellency Mr Moussa Faki Maha...

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Meatco represented at the Nedbank Kapana cook-off 2018 launch

18 May 2018

Nedbank Namibia in conjunction with sponsors such as Meatco unleashed th...

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Agriculture Minister !Naruseb visits Meatco

18 May 2018

Recently-appointed Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF), H...

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Meatco’s Canning Department gets a clean bill of health from Lucky Star

11 May 2018

Meatco’s Cannery department was audited on 24 April 2018 by Lucky ...

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How to use Meatco GO App

11 May 2018

How to use Meatco GO App   1.    &...

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Mongolian delegation learns from Meatco’s operations

03 May 2018

Meatco through the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) hosted a mee...

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The importance of vaccinating your cattle

03 May 2018

Vaccines can prevent a wide range of diseases that can cause reduced pro...

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Notice: Meatco reopens window for signing Special Delivery Agreements for the second period

27 Apr 2018

Meatco has heeded the requests of producers who do not have slaughter sp...

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Notice: Meatco abattoir placed under quarantine

27 Apr 2018

Meatco’s export abattoir is currently under a red-cross permit aft...

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Notice: Meatco Windhoek Abattoir to remain open in May

27 Apr 2018

The Meatco Windhoek abattoir will continue to operate as normal during t...

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Revamped Okangoho crush pen provides increased marketing opportunities to farmers

20 Apr 2018

The Okangoho Multi-purpose Cooperative through the Meatco Foundation las...

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Notice: Value Added Tax on livestock at abattoirs

20 Apr 2018

Following a directive from the Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) Inland ...

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Mobile Slaughter Unit delivers on promise

20 Apr 2018

Meatco’s Mobile Slaughter Unit (MSU) that was introduced into the ...

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Meatco urges farmers not to overload delivery trucks

13 Apr 2018

Livestock transportation should result in as little stress to the animal...

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Notice: Meatco reminds producers to verify documentation and deliver EU compliant animals

13 Apr 2018

Meatco is reminding producers to verify all documentation and to deliver...

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Maintaining healthy cattle during winter

13 Apr 2018

Colder temperatures raise nutrient requirements of both cows and calves....

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Namibians warmly embrace the MeatMa product brand

06 Apr 2018

Namibians in 2017 consumed through MeatMa outlets over 500,000 kg o...

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Meatco guarantees quality products at all times

06 Apr 2018

Meatco constantly strives to meet the demands of an ever-changing and co...

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Meatco stands out at the 2018 PMR Awards

06 Apr 2018

LTR- Acting Chief Executive Officer  Jannie Breytenbach and Ex...

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Making livestock farming more climate-smart with Dr Axel Part 2

06 Apr 2018

Climate change is expected to seriously impact fodder production in Nami...

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Making livestock farming more climate-smart with Dr Axel Part 1

29 Mar 2018

IN THE worst-case scenario, the climate of Windhoek in 2030 will be like...

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Meatco urges producers to honour their delivery contracts

29 Mar 2018

The beef industry provides food and livelihood to thousands of people in...

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Notice: Meatco clarifies weekly produce price changes

23 Mar 2018

In a bid to remain a successful and profitable business in the interest ...

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Meatco producer prices at a record high

23 Mar 2018

Meatco has increased producer prices, which are now at their highest lev...

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Tracing beef from farm-to-fork

16 Mar 2018

Meatco sells beef products to high-end retail outlets, restaurant chains...

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The VCF vital to the sustenance of the Namibian meat industry

16 Mar 2018

The Veterinary Cordon Fence (VCF), also referred to as the “Red Li...

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Meatco products safe from listeria risk

09 Mar 2018

Earlier this week, Meatco issued a media release assuring our consumers ...

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Construction of Okangoho crush pen nearing completion

09 Mar 2018

Construction of the Okangoho crush pen, an initiative of the Meatco Foun...

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Meatco advises caution to public

05 Mar 2018

Meatco has recently come across concerning social media posts regarding ...

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Special message from Acting Chief Executive Officer: Jannie Breytenbach

02 Mar 2018

Dear valued producers, Meatco understands the current looming drought th...

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Notice: Slaughter space

02 Mar 2018

Slaughter space during March is extremely limited and producers must ple...

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New online Booking System to be efficient

02 Mar 2018

Meatco is in the process of introducing an improved booking system that ...

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Meatma now selling at Choppies.

23 Feb 2018

In August 2014, Meatco launched MeatMa product brand and MeatMa Windhoek...

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Nguvauva recognised by farmers association

23 Feb 2018

Meatco’s Communal Producer of the Year 2016, Esegiel Nguvauva, was...

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New CAB members appointed by outgoing minister of Agriculture

23 Feb 2018

Honourable John Mutorwa recently unveiled new members of the Cooperative...

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Drought preparedness in communal areas with Dr Axel (part two)

16 Feb 2018

Imagine you had a factory that makes toilet paper. Imagine too that ever...

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Construction of Okangoho crush pen starts

16 Feb 2018

Construction of the Okangoho crush pen, an initiative of the Meatco Foun...

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World: Beef (Cattle Meat) - Market Report. Analysis and forecast to 2025

16 Feb 2018

Global beef market revenue amounted to US$259,182 million in 2015, dropp...

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Notice: Meatco pays out N$1.9 million to producers for the fourth delivery period of 2017

09 Feb 2018

On 2 February 2018, Meatco paid a total of N$1.9 million for the N$2.50 ...

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Notice: Contract signing period

09 Feb 2018

To secure a slaughter space in the 2nd period of 2018,  Meatco woul...

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Meat Board rolls out producer registration exercise

02 Feb 2018

In August 2017, the Meat Board of Namibia intensified its livestock prod...

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Drought preparedness in communal areas with Dr Axel part 1

02 Feb 2018

The following is adapted from an earlier article by Dr Axel Rothague, fo...

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AGRARIA visits Meatco Okapuka feedlot

26 Jan 2018

Brazilian based Agraria recently visited the Meatco Okapuka feedlot with...

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POYA WINNER LONDON EXPERIENCE

26 Jan 2018

First of all, our sincere appreciation to Meatco for making possible thi...

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CHINESE VICE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE VISITS MEATCO

26 Jan 2018

Vice Minister Qu Dongyu led a delegation of officials from his ministry ...

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Notice: Meatco Windhoek Factory closing dates 2017

08 Dec 2017

The Meatco Windhoek Factory will be closed as from Wednesday, 20 Decembe...

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Notice: Meatco offices closure for 2017

01 Dec 2017

All Meatco regional offices will be closed from Monday, 18 December 2017...

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Notice: Meatco Fixed Price Contract to run until March 2018

01 Dec 2017

Producers are hereby informed that the Fixed Price Contract will be avai...

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Meatco Foundation and UNIL erect crush pen

24 Nov 2017

The Foundation, Meatco’s socio-economic responsibility vehicle, in...

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Notice: First contract signing period for 2018

24 Nov 2017

As from 1 November 2017, our valued producers can sign Slaughter Cattle ...

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Dr Brett Barham consults on beef cattle conformation

17 Nov 2017

When performing a visual evaluation of the animal, note the following fe...

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Understanding the Chinese market

17 Nov 2017

The announcement in May last year that Meatco had received CNCA app...

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Changes to the Fixed Price Slaughter Contract

17 Nov 2017

Meatco recently made a few contractual modifications to the Fixed Price ...

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Hygiene micro-organisms tested at the Meatco lab

10 Nov 2017

Meatco’s laboratory aims to guarantee outstanding quality at all t...

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The life of an employee after a workplace injury

10 Nov 2017

Following an ammonia leak that occurred on 8 March 2017 at the Meatco Wi...

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Notice: Contract pay-outs for the third period of 2017

10 Nov 2017

Meatco recently paid the N$2.50 contract premium to producers who signed...

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Notice: Scheduled Meatco permit days

03 Nov 2017

Meatco hosts permit days at Otjituuo on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 November ...

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MeatMa products

03 Nov 2017

Stetson Legend wors Chief's Choice ...

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Meatco Factory visitors to provide identification

03 Nov 2017

The Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 and British Retail Con...

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China Meat Association holds talks with Meatco

03 Nov 2017

A total of 20 members of the China Meat Association (CMA) visited Meatco...

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Consultation with Dr Axel Rothauge on grazing continued (Part 2 of 2)

27 Oct 2017

As mentioned last week, grasses in Namibia seldom have the chance t...

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NOTICE: CONTRACT PREMIUM FOR 2018 ANNOUNCED

27 Oct 2017

Every October Meatco announces the contract premium for the coming year....

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Okakarara permit day delivers

27 Oct 2017

Meatco’s permit day initiative for communal areas has gained momen...

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Notice: First contract signing period for 2018

20 Oct 2017

As from 1 November 2017, our valued producers can sign Slaughter Cattle ...

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Dr Axel Rothauge consults farmers on grazing (Part 1 of 2)

20 Oct 2017

Heavy rain in several parts of the country is always a delight for ...

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Meatco FPSC quotas and applications

13 Oct 2017

Meatco has provisioned an additional slaughter quota of 1 800 cattle usi...

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Effects of inadequate transport conditions on the product

13 Oct 2017

Lately, the number of double deck trucks that deliver cattle to Meatco&r...

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Importance of Agriculture in Namibia

06 Oct 2017

Agriculture is the lifeblood of Namibia; it is in our bones, in our drea...

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Weather expectations for Southern Africa

06 Oct 2017

The 21st Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-2...

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Completed Helena crush pen beneficial to the community

06 Oct 2017

From 5 to 7 September 2017, Meatco held the first permit day at the rece...

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USA audits Namibian beef production systems

29 Sep 2017

On 12 September 2017, Namibia through the Directorate of Veterinary Serv...

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Meatco continues to invest in agricultural shows

29 Sep 2017

As Namibia’s largest meat processing and meat marketing entity, Me...

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Agricultural productivity in the spotlight

29 Sep 2017

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) recently hosted its annual symposium under the...

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Meatco engages NNFU

22 Sep 2017

On 19 September 2017, Meatco engaged the Namibia National Farmers Union ...

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Non-contract slaughter option opened

22 Sep 2017

Due to available slaughter space, Meatco Livestock Procurement Managemen...

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Notice: Meatco Windhoek Factory halts operations

22 Sep 2017

Meatco’s Windhoek Factory will be closed from 27 September to 1 Oc...

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NORWEGIAN QUOTA'S IMPORTANCE TO MEATCO

15 Sep 2017

Norway is a very rewarding market for Namibia and the hope is that as ma...

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Weekly Prices 11 -17 Sep 2017 (week 37)

08 Sep 2017

For 2017 :11 Sept -17 Sept 2017...

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Okahandja Cold Storage -an outstanding achievement

08 Sep 2017

After its conversion earlier this year, Meatco Okahandja Cold Storage ha...

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A simplified explanation on Import/Export parity

08 Sep 2017

Export Parity Price (EPP) is defined as the price a producer receives or...

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World beef exports: Ranking of countries

01 Sep 2017

India was the largest exporter of beef in the world in 2016, followed by...

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Quality Assurance chasing zero tolerance

01 Sep 2017

Of all functions in the food processing industry, Quality Assurance (QA)...

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Annasruh moving forward

25 Aug 2017

The first phase of the Annasruh feedlot that is situated in the Omaheke ...

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FLMs back in full swing in 2017

25 Aug 2017

Meatco’s Farmer Liaison Meetings for communal areas commenced in K...

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Notice: Weekly Fixed Price Contract signing deadline

25 Aug 2017

Producers are hereby informed that the weekly deadline to sign contracts...

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Importance of value addition

18 Aug 2017

Namibia’s Growth at Home Strategy reinforces the importance of acc...

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Nguvauva receives bull from Meatco

18 Aug 2017

Esegiel Nguvauva who was crowned Communal Producer of the Year 2016, rec...

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Fixed Contract Prices

18 Aug 2017

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Weekly Producer Price

18 Aug 2017

For 2017 :21 Aug -27 Aug 2017 (week 34) ...

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Notice: 31 August 2017 D-Day for signing contracts

11 Aug 2017

31 August 2017 is the last signing date for Delivery Agreements for the ...

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Special Delivery Agreement for September 2017

11 Aug 2017

Meatco’s Livestock Procurement Management approved signing of a Sp...

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Kapana cook-off champion crowned

04 Aug 2017

On Saturday 29 July 2017, the third annual Nedbank Kapana cook-off came ...

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Meatco educates staff on job evaluation principles

04 Aug 2017

In 2010, the Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) embarked on a job regr...

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INTRODUCTION OF THE MEATCO FIXED PRICE SLAUGHTER CONTRACT (FPSC)

04 Aug 2017

The beef production industry is an ever-evolving one, thus Meatco n...

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Weaner price increase and its effect on Meatco’s sustainability

28 Jul 2017

The current high weaner price paid for by South African agents at auctio...

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The role of the Agricultural Trade Forum: What is in it for Meatco?

28 Jul 2017

The Agricultural Trade Forum (ATF) was established in 2003 as per sectio...

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Notice: Signing for the 4th contract period

21 Jul 2017

Producers are reminded that the signing of the Delivery Agreement for th...

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NLMC upholds the agricultural industry in Namibia

21 Jul 2017

The National Livestock Marketing Committee (NLMC) through the Meat Board...

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Meatco is still the farmers partner

14 Jul 2017

The 2016 Bureau of Food and Agriculture Policy (BFAP) Outlook Conference...

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Beef consumption trends in Namibia and elsewhere

14 Jul 2017

The rising and steady consumption of beef both locally and international...

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Shelf life product testing at Meatco

07 Jul 2017

Shelf life refers to the use-by date or the length of time that a food i...

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MeatMa exhibits at Omatako Expo

07 Jul 2017

The Otjozondjupa Region hosted the Omatako Expo for the first time from ...

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Inside Meatco Tannery

30 Jun 2017

Meatco’s Okapuka Tannery employs 38 people but the sophisticated a...

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Meatco Foundation empowers farmers in NCA

30 Jun 2017

The Rangeland and Marketing Development Support Action (RMDSP-NCA) facil...

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Meatco Annual Report 2016/17

26 Jun 2017

Please click here for our 2016/2017 Annual Report  ...

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MeatMa part of Nedbank Kapana Cook-off

23 Jun 2017

Through the MeatMa brand, Meatco is involved in the 2017 Nedbank Kapana ...

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Meatco holds stakeholder meeting

23 Jun 2017

On Friday, 16 June 2017 Meatco held a consultative meeting with commerci...

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Stakeholders engagement

16 Jun 2017

Meatco Namibia engaged with stakeholders from various farmer association...

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Grass planning and climate change

16 Jun 2017

The effects of climate change are felt the world over and are especially...

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Importance of agriculture to NDP 5 and Namibia

16 Jun 2017

The agricultural sector is one of the critical segments in the newly int...

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Meatco-produced beef remains of premium value

09 Jun 2017

The Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) is the biggest meat-processing ...

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Meatco Namibia Windhoek Factory appraised

09 Jun 2017

Meatco receiving an A-rating during the annual British Retail Consortium...

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KEITI and EIF visit Meatco

02 Jun 2017

The Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) throug...

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Top 10 Producers January to April 2017

02 Jun 2017

Top 10 Producers for: January 2017 Names ...

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Progress and expansion of feedlots

26 May 2017

The Meatco Okapuka feedlot has a standing capacity of 9 000 cattle. The ...

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Meatco Board co-opted members appointed

26 May 2017

Dr Diana van Schalkwyk and Mr. Silas Kishi Shakumu have been appointed a...

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Notice: Offloading Protocol at Meatco

19 May 2017

Meatco hereby informs producers that in future before departing, the tra...

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Okakarara Auction Kraal procures great cattle numbers

19 May 2017

Meatco’s permit day initiative for communal areas has gained momen...

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NTF hosts public-private dialogue

19 May 2017

The Namibia Trade Forum (NTF) hosted the first public-private growth str...

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Meatco Okahandja Cold Storage certified top in Africa

12 May 2017

After converting the Okahandja Abattoir into an Export Cold Storage Faci...

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Bonus payment to producers for cattle marketed in the 2016/17 financial year

12 May 2017

Meatco is proud to announce that we will be paying a bonus of 0.75c per ...

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Helena crush pen has positive impact on farmers

05 May 2017

In 2016 Meatco’s social responsibility vehicle, the Meatco Foundat...

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Notice: Third contract signing period

05 May 2017

We would like to remind producers that the last day for signing a delive...

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Notice: Classification and ranking done by number, not by name

28 Apr 2017

Producers are reminded that Meatco’s producer classification and r...

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Deliver only Healthy animals to Meatco

28 Apr 2017

Dr. Kandongo, veterinarian at Meatco urged producers to deliver onl...

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Notice: Ensure movement permits are valid

21 Apr 2017

Meatco informs producers that movement permits must be valid and permits...

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Notice: Contract signings and payouts

13 Apr 2017

Producers have until 31 May 2017 to sign Slaughter Cattle Delivery Agree...

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MEATCO AN AFRICAN INSPIRATION

07 Apr 2017

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has identified Meatco as one...

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Meatco rated highest in four PMR awards

31 Mar 2017

Based on the Namibian survey conducted during September and October 2016...

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Overall impact of the Meatco Comprehensive Health Management Service Project

24 Mar 2017

In December 2014, the Meatco Foundation and its partners implemented the...

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GPS specialist Jason Togher shares his experience at Meatco

24 Mar 2017

Global Protein Solutions (GPS) Operations Specialist: Slaughtering and D...

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Dr Axel Rothauge consults farmers on rangeland management after drought

24 Mar 2017

In most parts of Namibia, February 2017 has been a good rainfall month. ...

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An inside look at Meatco's two Top Producers for 2016

24 Mar 2017

Esegiel Nguvauva recently walked away with the title of Communal Produce...

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Meatco awarded top Producers for 2016

17 Mar 2017

R-L Meatco's Executive: Operations Jannie Breytenbach and Holla...

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MeatMa Independence Special

17 Mar 2017

INDEPENDENCE SPECIAL at MeatMa BONANZA in Oshakati: 10kg boxes Beef Stew...

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Meatco awards Top Producers for 2016

14 Mar 2017

The Meatco Producer of the Year Awards were held on Friday 10 March 2017...

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Ammonia gas leakage Progress update

10 Mar 2017

6) Employees were released on 09 March 2017. Despite the nature of expos...

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Beef measles a concern for operations

10 Mar 2017

Concerns have been raised about the amount of beef measles cases detecte...

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Meatco invests in future veterinarians

09 Mar 2017

Meatco's Manager: Corporate Affairs, Rosa Thobias with NaVSA me...

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Producers share their reasons for delivering cattle to Meatco

06 Mar 2017

“Although on a smaller scale compared to now, I always slaughtered...

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Criteria for the 2017 Meatco Producer Awards

24 Feb 2017

Every year, Meatco recognises and rewards our most consistent and hardwo...

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Meatco still concerned about water levels

24 Feb 2017

The Von Bach dam from the distance    The current...

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Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry reappoints Meatco Board

24 Feb 2017

On 21 February 2017, the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Ho...

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Woermann Brock Becomes a Meatco Client

17 Feb 2017

The Meat Corporation of Namibia launched Meat Marketing Africa (Mea...

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Membership at Meatco

10 Feb 2017

Namibian farmers are encouraged to apply for Meatco membership to build ...

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Notice: Contract signing period

10 Feb 2017

Producers are reminded that the contract signing for the second per...

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Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Namibia visit Meatco

03 Feb 2017

    Delegates from the Iranian Embassy, FLTR- Sey...

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Annasruh Feedlot- creating a marketing platform for weaner production in Omaheke

03 Feb 2017

  The building of feeding pens underway at Annasruh Feedlo...

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Meatco's Business Overview with Ingo Schneider (CFO)

27 Jan 2017

Best wishes for 2017. As the new year is starting I as the Chief Fin...

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Herewith a notice on some of the new faces in our remote offices

20 Jan 2017

  As from Thursday 19 January 2017, Gillie Bassingthwaighte wil...

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Cattle a possible solution to global warming

09 Dec 2016

Over the past few years scientists have focused their attention on rumin...

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Thoughts on the 21st World Meat Congress

09 Dec 2016

The International Meat Secretariats’ (IMS) much-anticipated W...

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Ministry of Agriculture announces new PS appointment

09 Dec 2016

The Minister of Agriculture Water and Forestry, Honourable John Mutorwa,...

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Meatco markets and sales across the globe

02 Dec 2016

The beef industry, being a major exporting entity globally, undergoes co...

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Media Day

25 Nov 2016

Meatco Namibia had their Media day under the theme "Market Diversif...

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Notice: Slaughter line-up for the rest of 2016 and January 2017

25 Nov 2016

2016 has been a demanding year for Meatco’s Operations department ...

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Meatco producer price at a record high

25 Nov 2016

In what has been one of the most challenging years in the history of the...

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Only four days left to sign a Meatco delivery contract for the first delivery contract period of 2017

25 Nov 2016

If you wish to slaughter your animals during the first delivery contract...

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Meatco products in the local market

18 Nov 2016

The MeatMa range is a complete assortment of value-added beef products p...

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Meatco participates in Invest in Namibia Conference 2016

18 Nov 2016

Along with more than 1700 delegates from Namibia and across the globe, M...

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Year-to-date Livestock Statistics

18 Nov 2016

Since Meatco wants to ensure affordability, flexibility, effectiveness a...

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Meatco Namibia participates at Invest in Namibia Conference 2016

11 Nov 2016

  Meatco along with more than 1700 participants from across the...

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Permit day scheduled for Queen Sophia

11 Nov 2016

Meatco will be hosting a permit day on 15 and 16 November 2016 at the Qu...

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Meatco fulfils Norwegian quota for 2016

11 Nov 2016

The Meat Corporation of Namibia filled the Norway export quota of 1...

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Meatco Board Press Release – Okapuka Feedlot

29 Oct 2016

The Meatco Board wishes to inform and reassure the Namibian nation, farm...

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Market Diversification

21 Oct 2016

In business, diversification means branching out into other marketplaces...

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Notice: Contract Premium For 2017 Announced

21 Oct 2016

Every October Meatco announces the contract premium for the coming year,...

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Sustainable cattle production in northern Namibia

14 Oct 2016

The Meatco Foundation embarked on a trip to Rundu in the north of N...

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Weather expectation for 2016/17

14 Oct 2016

The annual SADC rainfall outlook represents a good opportunity for ...

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Meatco donates N$5000 worth of meat to NAFAU

14 Oct 2016

Meatco donated meat products to the value of N$5000 to the Namibian Food...

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Meatco Foundation unveils first Annual Report

23 Sep 2016

The Meatco Foundation – the company’s Corporate Social Inves...

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Water Advisory Council members appointed

23 Sep 2016

In September this year the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (...

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First Consignment Off To Hong Kong

23 Sep 2016

After receiving approval to start exports to Asian markets in May, Meatc...

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Status Quo on Meatco Okapuka Feedlot

23 Sep 2016

DVS Actions: On Friday, 2 September 2016 at 16h30, Meatco was in...

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Animal health, welfare and documentation

07 Oct 2016

Meatco reminds producers of how important it is to adhere to the Animal ...

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Notice: Feedlot discussed at Board level

16 Sep 2016

Meatco Board Chairperson Dr Martha Namundjebu-Tilahun would like to assu...

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Meatco creates networking platform at Okakarara Trade Fair

16 Sep 2016

The annual Okakarara Trade Fair celebrated a decade this year with Meatc...

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Exports to the USA ready to start

16 Sep 2016

12 September 2016 marked the implementation date when Namibia could star...

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A healthy workforce ensures healthy production

16 Sep 2016

The annual medical examination for Tannery personnel took place from 12 ...

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Cannery and Tannery operations running smoothly

16 Sep 2016

2016 has been a fairly busy yet productive year for Meatco’s Canni...

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Mobile Slaughter Unit doing well

16 Sep 2016

Meatco’s Mobile Slaughter Unit (MSU) started operating at Mutambo ...

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Meatco explains new business model to NCA farmers

09 Sep 2016

Meatco Namibia kicked off the second round of communal Farmers Liaison M...

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Meatco feeds vulnerable children in northern Namibia

09 Sep 2016

As part of its corporate responsibility, Meatco donated food to orphans ...

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Meatco Ceo Recognised For Leadership And Dedication

02 Sep 2016

Meatco CEO Adv. Vekuii Rukoro   FLTR: Tim P...

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Meatco Awarded Remainder Of Norway Beef Export Quota

02 Sep 2016

The Meat Board of Namibia has reallocated the rema...

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Indonesian delegation tours Meatco's Windhoek Abattoir

29 Aug 2016

High-ranking diplomats from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia off...

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Meatco pays courtesy call to governor

15 Sep 2016

Meatco Namibia recently paid a courtesy call to the governor of the Otjo...

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Meatco invests in Omaheke and Otjozondjupa communities

19 Aug 2016

The Meatco Foundation and Unil from Norway undertook an inspection and a...

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Meatco attends 8th Heads of Missions Conference

19 Aug 2016

Current and former Heads of Missions attended a conference at the Namibi...

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Positive outcome from special members meeting

19 Aug 2016

The chairperson of the Board postponed the Meatco special members’...

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Fourth contract signing period

12 Aug 2016

The signing of Delivery Agreements for the fourth contact period that be...

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Notice: Second period contract premium payout and fourth contract signing period

05 Aug 2016

For the second contract period in 2016, which stre...

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Mobile abattoir impresses at first test slaughter

05 Aug 2016

Meatco successfully ran the first test slaughter of the Mobile Slaughter...

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Water saving targets met

12 Aug 2016

Meatco Namibia is constantly adapting to meet the City of Windhoek&rsquo...

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MSU arrives in Windhoek

29 Jul 2016

MSU arrives in Windhoek Meatco’s Mobile Slaughter Unit (MSU) is ...

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Global markets trends and their effect on Meatco

29 Jul 2016

The prevailing subdued global economic climate and the unstable markets ...

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Causes, effects and prevention of Beef Measles

29 Jul 2016

Beef measles (Cysticercus bovis) are grounds for concern in the livestoc...

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Fanie Oosthuizen appointed co-opted Board Member

22 Jul 2016

Born in 1971, Stefanus J. Oosthuizen – better known as Fanie &ndas...

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Meet Meatco's new CFO

22 Jul 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ingo Schneider as Chief Fi...

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Meatco gets ready to start export to the USA

22 Jul 2016

Following Meatco being added to the Federal Register on 13 July 2016 for...

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Meatco Foundation ploughs back into Kunene Region

22 Jul 2016

On 12 July the Meatco Foundation, Meatco’s Corporate Social Respon...

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Meatco Okahandja's current status

22 Jul 2016

Producers are hereby informed that due to the low influx of cattle ...

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Notice: Second period payment & third contract period signing

15 Jul 2016

The second contract period came to an end in June 2016 and the Livestock...

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Meatco hosts numerous factory visits

15 Jul 2016

As Namibia’s leading meat processing and marketing entity, Meatco ...

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Meatco's exports to new markets - current status

08 Jul 2016

  Meatco Namibia Meatco has finally received a...

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Producers Urged To Work Together In Challenging Times

08 Jul 2016

Reinie Rusch, who served as Chairman of the Board from 1988 to 2001, sha...

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Minister Mutorwa and NCA farmers welcome MSU

08 Jul 2016

The recently held Meatco Annual General Meeting (AGM) was graced by the ...

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Meatco still evolving after 30 years

01 Jul 2016

Meatco’s 30th Annual General Meeting took place on Friday 24 June ...

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Meatco Still Going Strong After 30 Years Of Existence

26 Jun 2016

MEDIA RELEASE On 24 June 2016, Meatco held its 30th Annual General M...

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Meatco to re-strategise following import suspension from SA

17 Jun 2016

On 7 June 2016, the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) through the...

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Meatco's IT department focus on customer service

10 Jun 2016

Whether your customers are external companies or internal (other employe...

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Meatco donates fully equipped food trailer to Lebensschule in Rehoboth

10 Jun 2016

The Meatco Foundation handed over a fully equipped food trailer to the L...

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Corporate Affairs team dazzles judges with their hospitality at NAU Braai

03 Jun 2016

The NAU Agri-Braai – previously known as the Meatco National Braai...

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Medical quality standards for Meatco Clinic

03 Jun 2016

Meatco clinic recently joined the PharmAccess Foundation’s SafeCar...

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Notice: Delivering animals to Meatco

27 May 2016

1. Offloading times Producers are remi...

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Cattle returned to farms: a loss for Producers and Meatco

27 May 2016

The number of cattle sent back to their farm of origin due to invalid or...

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NOTICE: MEATCO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR 24 JUNE 2016

20 Jun 2016

As per Section 14 (8) of Meatco Act 1 of 2001, notice is hereby giv...

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Meatco Okapuka Feedlot resumes business

20 May 2016

Following investigations, including the collection of urine and fee...

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Co-opted Board Member Appointed

13 May 2016

Mr. Edwin Dennis Beukes has been appointed as a Co-Opted Board Member of...

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Meet our Bursary Students

13 May 2016

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Status of exports to China

06 May 2016

The Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA) of the People&...

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Roads Authority responds to farmers request for Brakwater weighbridge exemption

29 Apr 2016

As from 21 April 2016, all animal-carrying trucks are exempt from daily ...

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Standard Operating Procedures at Permit Days

29 Apr 2016

Meatco regularly conducts Assembly or Permit Days in communal areas. Thi...

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Meatco uses only 1.29% of Windhoek's water every year

22 Apr 2016

Dam levels are reaching critically low levels and the City of Windhoek h...

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Meatco engages farmers in first round of Liaison Meetings

22 Apr 2016

Topics discussed at the FLMs: 1. Temporary Closure of Okapuka Feedlot ...

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Future food scientists visit Meatco

18 Apr 2016

A delegation of Food and Science technology 3rd year students from th...

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Communal Producer of the Year receives Simmentaler bull worth N$35 000

18 Apr 2016

More commonly known as the secretary-general of the National Union of Na...

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Meatco Bursary Scheme

18 Apr 2016

As a responsible corporate citizen, Meatco has again allocated funds to ...

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Tasting the future

11 Apr 2016

Canning recently held a “blind tasting” to get feedback from...

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Notice:Reminder on 90/40 day validity

24 Mar 2016

Producers are reminded that th...

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Farmer Liaison Meetings for Meatco producers

24 Mar 2016

Meatco will once again commence with its Farmers Liaison Meetings (FLMs)...

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Notice: No truck washing at Okahandja Abattoir

22 Mar 2016

Producers and transporters are reminded that the O...

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Delegation from NCA visits Meatco's Windhoek Factory

22 Mar 2016

On 10 March 2016 cooperatives from the Northern Communal Area (NCA) visi...

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Three PMR Diamond Arrow Awards for Meatco

17 Mar 2016

The 2016 Professional Management Review (PMR) Africa Awards were held on...

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Producer of the Year Winner Celebratory speech

17 Mar 2016

“Honourable Minister Master of Ceremonies Dear Ms Namundjebo-T...

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Comprehensive Health Management Services and Outreach Project

26 Feb 2016

Through the Meatco Foundation and with the support of the Namibia Employ...

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Meatco partners with Hollard for POYA

19 Feb 2016

Meatco is pleased to announce the recent signing of a multi-year sponsor...

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MEATCO National BraaiI Becomes NAU'S National Event

19 Feb 2015

The annual Meatco National Braai will be held under the auspices of Nati...

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Meatco's new business model for the NCAs

19 Feb 2016

The Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) is about to launch a new busine...

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One Africa interviews Meatco as the overall winner in the DBN Large Enterprise Category

30 Oct 2015

by: Robert Scott — Following veterinary restrictions imposed by ...

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Parliament and Home Affairs visit Meatco

07 Mar 2015

Meatco welcomed the Parliamentary Committee on Economics and Public Admi...

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Livestock procurement hands over to Sandveld Kindergarden

23 Oct 2015

As part of the Staff Social Project (SSP), the Liv...

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How effective is the VCF in controlling animal movements

23 Oct 2015

The establishment of the veterinary cordon fence (VCF) in the 1960s was ...

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Saving water remains a priority

23 Oct 2015

Since Meatco realises the importance of saving water, the corporation ha...

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Beef producer prices to be seen in perspective

16 Oct 2015

This article aims to provide context and substance around the debate and...

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The economic effects of a water shortage on the meat industry

16 Oct 2015

The current drought and water shortage experienced across Namibia paints...

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Meatco is recognised at the large enterprise of the year

09 Oct 2015

Meatco was the overall winner in the Large Enterprise category at The Go...

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Meatco response to an article carried by The Namibian newspaper titled,

07 Mar 2015

The purpose of this media response is to provide more factual informatio...

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Meatco supports agricultural trade shows

17 Sep 2015

Meatco continues to engage with farmers at every level at the agricultur...

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Namibia returns from FILDA Exhibition

17 Sep 2015

Delegates from the Namibian meat industry and the Ministry of Industrial...

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The world's largest consumer market opens its doors for Namibian beef

17 Sep 2015

The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Honourable John Mutorwa...

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New Feedlot construction at Gobabis to Boost the Cattle Town

17 Sep 2015

Meatco has plans to develop and operate a feedlot on the farm Annasruh l...

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MEATCO CHAIRPERSON ANNOUNCED AT AGM THAT GOVERNMENT WILL TAKE 30% IN FORM OF EQUITY AT MEATCO OWNERSHIP

29 Jun 2015

Meatco held its 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Friday on, 26 Jun...

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Meatma to be launched in Oshakati on 03 July 2015

19 Jun 2015

Meatma is spreading its wings, with the latest branch to open in Oshakat...

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Farmers happy with Meatco's engagement at liaison meetings

02 Jun 2015

Meatco CEO, Adv Vekuii Rukoro met with farmers in the Okakarara Constitu...

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Meatco hosts Media Open Season Day

28 May 2015

Speakers at Meatco’s Open Season From Left to Right:  Es...

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Meatco CEO calls on Farmers to Slaughter

11 May 2015

Meatco, early in the year met with Livestock Producers Organisation...

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Meatco recognises long service employees

29 Apr 2015

The Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) honoured its long service emplo...

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Okahandja farmers' association wins Meatco National Braai 2015

01 Apr 2015

Okahandja farmers’ association wins Meatco National Braai 2...

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Launching the Livestock and Meat Industry Common Vision

01 Apr 2015

Launching the Livestock and Meat Industry Common Vision On ...

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Windhoek and Okahandja plants to operate simultaneously

01 Apr 2015

Windhoek and Okahandja plants to operate simultaneously Her...

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Meatco scoops three PMR Africa Awards

11 Feb 2015

Meatco Scoops three PMR Africa Awards The Meat Corpora...

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MEATMA Donates To City Of Windhoek Shoe Box Project

11 Feb 2015

Meatco, through its MEATMA brand, donated boxes of boerewors and burger ...

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MEATMA Launches Second Store

07 Mar 2015

MEATMA launched its second store in Okahandja last week Friday. Meatco c...

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MEATCO Launches MEATMA

11 Feb 2015

Meatco has launched a new brand of products onto the Namibian market cal...

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MEATCO Helps Communal Producers Improve Cattle Quality

11 Feb 2015

Foundation – recently allocated 13 bulls to farmers from different...

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An Overview Of The Financial Year 2013/2014

11 Feb 2015

The Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) held its Annual General Meeting...

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MEATCO Concerned BY Witvlei Statements

11 Feb 2015

Meatco has a duty to act in the best interest of all Namibian farme...

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MEATCO Acquires Stake In International Protein Trading Company

11 Feb 2015

Meatco achieved another milestone by recently acquiring 25% shareholding...

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New Upgrades at Abattoirs Increase Efficiency

11 Feb 2015

After some months of rotational slaughter, both Meatco’s Windhoek ...

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Update On The EPA

11 Feb 2015

A delegation from the European Commission (EC) visited Meatco&rsquo...

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Unified Agriculture The Way Forward

07 Mar 2015

During his address at the National Namibian Famers’ Union congress...

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MEATCO Strategies Fall In Place Earlier Than Expected

11 Feb 2015

Meatco once again finds itself in a very unique position where imme...

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Hochfeld Farmers Association Is 2014 MEATCO National braai champions

11 Feb 2015

The Hochfeld Farmers Association is the 2014 winner of the Meatco N...

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MEATCO and employees conclude wage negotiations for 2014 and 2015

11 Feb 2015

Meatco Namibia Management and NAFAU concluded the wage negotiation ...

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MEATCO WINS EXPORTER OF THE YEAR AT SADC QUALITY AWARDS

11 Feb 2015

Meatco has won the prestigious SADC Exporter of the Year Award in the ca...

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Danish Coop Believes Namibian Farmers Have Bright Future

11 Feb 2015

In future Namibia has the potential to be amongst the major global playe...

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MEATCO GIVES BREEDING BULLS TO OMURAMBA COMMUNITY

07 Feb 2015

Meatco, through its Corporate Social Investment vehicle, the Meatco Foun...

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MEATCO Foundation Supports Sustainable Production

11 Feb 2015

The Meatco Foundation is the organisation’s&nb...

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NORWAY Quota Allocation Leads to Increased Prices For Producers

11 Feb 2015

Meatco has increased its average producer price with N$3,62 per kil...

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European Union Members Of Parliament Visit MEATCO

11 Feb 2015

A delegation of members from the European Union (EU) Parliament vis...

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MEATCO receives national quality award

11 Feb 2015

Meatco won 1st place at the Namibian Standards Institute (NSI) for ...

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MEATCO hands over government cans for drought relief

11 Feb 2015

Meatco was tasked to slaughter and process a total of 105 cattle pr...

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MEATCO and NAFAU sign agreement on non-renewal fixed-term contracts

11 Feb 2015

Meatco and the Namibia Food and Allied Workers’ Union (NAFAU) sign...

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First Permit Day South of the VCF a success

11 Feb 2015

Meatco, in collaboration with the Orutumbu Farmers Association proc...

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Government and MEATCO join hands for drought relief

11 Feb 2015

Meatco slaughtered a total of 113 cattle provided by the Government for ...

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Ministry Of Trade And Industry Promotes MEATCO

11 Feb 2015

All Meatco’s products which are...

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MEATCO Board Nominations Announced

11 Feb 2015

Meatco this week sent out the nominations, from its members and emp...

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Meatco CEO urges Producers to honour their delivery agreements

07 Mar 2016

While the beef industry provides food and a livelihood to thousands of p...

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Meatco is recognised at the large enterprise of the year

09 Jan 2015

Meatco was the overall winner in the Large Enterprise category at The Go...

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The economic effects of a water shortage on the meat industry

16 Jan 2015

The current drought and water shortage experienced across Namibia paints...

read more
Beef producer prices to be seen in perspective

16 Oct 2015

This article aims to provide context and substance around the debate and...

read more
How effective is the VCF in controlling animal movements

23 Oct 2015

The establishment of the veterinary cordon fence (VCF) in the 1960s was ...

read more
Livestock procurement hands over to Sandveld Kindergarden

23 Oct 2015

As part of the Staff Social Project (SSP), the Livestock Procurement Dep...

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Parliament and Home Affairs visit Meatco

30 Oct 2015

Meatco welcomed the Parliamentary Committee on Economics and Public Admi...

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One Africa interviews Meatco as the overall winner in the DBN Large Enterprise Category

30 Oct 2015

by: Robert Scott — Following veterinary restrictions imposed by ...

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Media Day at Okapuka Feedlot

02 Dec 2015

Meatco recently hosted the media day at the Okapuka Feedlot under the th...

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