Farming has changed from a peaceful, gratifying vocation to a nerve-racking struggle for survival due to changes in the weather pattern; the economic recession; wages ; prices of farming equipment; chemical prices rocketing and an ongoing battle against insects and pests.
Remarkable innovative ideas and labour saving inventions to counter the escalating production costs have come to the fore:
During 2002 Royal started value-adding by introducing roasted Macadamias and Macadamia-oil.
This was increased by introducing:
- Cattle feed;
- Material for compost, garden mulching and combustible material for blast furnaces.(This renewable resource can replace fire wood in the brick manufacturing sector which can contribute to job creation especially in the rural areas.
Quality is an important force leading to organizational success and company growth in the world markets. Quality, in its essence, is a way of managing our organization, and, like finance and marketing, is a key element of modern management. Quality functions may be best defined as the entire collection of activities through which we achieve fitness for use no matter where these activities are performed.
Defined in the expression “conformance to requirements”, quality is a customer’s determination. It is based upon the customers actual experience with the product, measured against the requirements – stated or unstated – and always represents a moving target in a competitive market.