Astral Foods
Quick facts

Quick Facts About Astral

Astral employs in excess of 12,000 people

Astral currently owns 6,949 hectares of land

Astral processes more than 200 million broilers per annum through 3 HACCP approved abattoirs

National Chicks have 6,3 million eggs in stock on any given day

Every day 937,000 eggs are hatched in Astral

Meadow Feeds produces in excess of 1,3 million tons of feed a year

Meadow Feeds is ranked in the top 50 feed milling companies in the world

Meadow Feeds employs 45 staff with formal animal agriculture qualifications

50% of Meadow Feeds production is supplied to Astral’s integrated businesses as broiler and broiler breeder feed

25% of Meadow Feeds external feed volumes are supplied to the dairy industry

Astral staff continuously liaise with peers internationally, to stay abreast of technological advances in the poultry, feed and animal agriculture industries