Businesses hard hit as riots disrupt deliveries

Tiger Brands, which owns Albany bakeries, told Sowetan on Tuesday that its bakery operations and distribution have been interrupted in KwaZulu-Natal mainly due to the disruption of supply and closure of customer businesses.

Thousands of businesses in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal which have been hit by sporadic looting sprees remained shut on Tuesday as the dire affect of the unrest started to emerge.

On Tuesday, as the looting of shops continued unabated in parts of the two provinces despite the introduction of the SA National Defence Force by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the delivery of goods continued to be negatively affected...

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