Delta dairies goes under the hammer again

Dr Howard Sigwele
Dr Howard Sigwele

Struggling milk company, Delta Dairies was on Friday placed under provisional liquidation following a High Court petition by nine of its creditors.

According to the petition, Delta Dairies owed Tswana Fuel and eight other companies close to P10 million in respect of services provided to the company, which is the first citizen owned dairy plant, founded by Dr Howard Sigwele.

The amount is said to be in the form of P187,200 being fuel supplied by Tswana Fuel, P77,750 for professional services provided by BDO Services, P600,437.07 for cleaning chemicals and equipment supplied by VodaClean, P843,300.84 as salary arrears owed to Herman de Lange and Scharl Varnfield representing the over 54 workers that are  owed salaries.

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