THEME: Building Democratic Trade Unions
TITLE: Restructuring the SA dairy industry: What impact?
PUBLISHED BY: ILRIG, 2004
WHO IS THIS FOR? This booklet is aimed at worker educators, activists and trade union leaders. It has a specific focus on the dairy sector in South Africa, but can be used as a general resource
The dairy industry is the fourth largest in the agricultural sector in South Africa. This booklet looks at some of the details of the product chain of dairy products in South Africa, from the farm to the shelf. The booklet addresses some of the changes (from the late 1990s) in the dairy industry from a legislation point of view, dairy and international trade, dairy processing companies (specifically Parmalat) and ends off with challenges facing the dairy sector trade unions.
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