Family-Driven Innovation in South African Pork Production | CP Kriek

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About the Guest

CP Kriek, at the forefront of Taaibosch, embodies a unique blend of expertise and passion. An Industrial Engineer by training, CP, alongside his wife Gerda, has turned their family heritage in farming into an advanced, sustainable pork production enterprise in South Africa. Their journey from engineers to innovative farmers showcases a deep commitment to animal welfare, environmental stewardship, and cutting-edge agricultural practices.

This dynamic duo’s approach leverages their engineering backgrounds to enhance intensive pig farming, focusing on sustainability and reducing environmental impact. For more details about CP Kriek and his work, visit Taaibosch’s website.

CP Kriek

What can you expect to learn from this episode of Popular Pig brought to you by SwineTech?

  • The integration of sustainability and technology in South African pig farming.
  • Overcoming challenges and driving innovation in a family-run farm.
  • Unique aspects and challenges of the pork industry in South Africa.
  • The role of cultural and economic factors in shaping pork production.
  • CP Kriek’s “golden nugget.”