Backyard piggeries should sell pork through spaza shops

Backyard piggeries struggle with market access and this is a common challenge that I witness daily on various pig farming Facebook Groups where I’m a member. Farmers are constantly looking for a market for their pigs that they’ve reared until slaughter weight. The majority of backyard pig farmers are in townships and villages across the country. In these communities, there is a striving network of spaza shops. In other words, we’re the very market, that backyard pig farmers are struggling to strange is that? Spaza shops are owned by us and run by us...if not rented out to foreigners. However backyard pig farmers fail to capitalise on this opportunity within their reach...why exactly? PIGGERIES PLUS SPAZAS, A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN If I was one of the backyard pig farmers, I would target all spazas in my vicinity...say 1-10km radius. In no particular order, for the purposes of highlighting the untapped opportunity, I would do the following: Approach these s…
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