File: The price of chicken has increased by 10-percent every year for the past 10 years.
JOHANNESBURG - Higher chicken prices in the coming months will be unavoidable, according to the RCL Foods’ chicken division, which says both producers and consumers are likely to feel the impact of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters has also weighed in.
It says that inflation, rising costs and unemployment, and the risk to food security, impact on consumers' ability to afford chicken - a vital protein source.
It has stressed that certain interventions are needed from government.
The price of chicken has increased by 10-percent every year for the past 10 years.