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Red Meat Industry Forum

The Red Meat Industry Forum (RMIF) of South Africa is an umbrella council consisting of 13 nominated members each representing the interests of the most nationally representative sector specific organizations within the Red Meat Value Chain from the primary producer to the consumer. The RMIF was established in 1994 when the Agricultural control boards were disbanded and it was formally constituted in 1997 in accordance with the provisions of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act, 1996 (Act No. 47 of 1996) as amended.

…maintaining a viable RED meat industry…

Its key purpose is to represent the Red Meat Industry, to negotiate for an enabling regulatory environment, to formulate industry policy, to facilitate compliance to legislation, to identify, appoint and monitor service providers and assist in sourcing funding to deliver on the mutually agreed essential functions to maintain a viable Red Meat Industry.

The RMIF affairs are managed by a Management Committee of 4 members nominated by the RMIF Council and it conducts its affairs according to its constitution.

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SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP BUTCHERIES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Johannesburg, 01 May 2018: The best butcheries both nationally and regionally were announced at a luncheon last week attended by senior members of the meat production and retail industry, award finalists, judges and media. This is the thirteenth year that the Cleaver Awards, which are proudly supported by Freddy Hirsch, are taking place.Launched in 2005 to meet the needs of the consumer by raising standards amongst butcheries, these Awards have time and time again proven to do just that, with feedback from consumers showing that the majority perceive the Cleaver Awards to be a seal of approval, most importantly because a butchery cannot enter themselves, they have to be nominated by their customers.

Nominations were open between October and December last year for consumers around the country to vote and nominate their best butchery. Over 30 000 public nominations were received via SMS or online. Of these, 105  finalists were individually and anonymously assessed against a 212 point checklist, with some of the National Winners scoring up to 99,8 %.

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