Saturday, September 23, 2023

Norway dumps BMC beef

Norway has thrown out Botswana’s consignment of beef because it failed certification standards set by the Scandinavian nation.

Botswana has recalled more than P28 million (roughly 2 million Euros) worth of beef consignment rejected by Norway due to a laboratory certification glitch.

Reports indicate that the Norway quota is considered Botswana’s single most lucrative supply contract for BMC and  has been described as ‘the best market value.’

While no official figures are available, available data suggest the annual Norway quota contributes up to 10 percent of the BMC’s revenues annually.

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