Tiger Brands | Workers down tools

Lungelo Makhathini, national co-ordinator of the African Meat Industry and Allied Trade Union speaks to #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - More than 1,000 workers are on strike at food producer Tiger Brands.

The African Meat Industry and Allied Trade Union say the wage strike at the company's Beacon brand in KwaZulu-Natal started a week ago after a deadlock in negotiations.

READ: Tiger Brands profit hit by July unrest, product recall

The company had been hit with a wave of misfortune in July.

The July looting and unrest set them back R150m.

The company also had more than R1bn wiped off its market value after recalling millions of canned vegetable products in the same month.


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