Bilatye Farming (Pty) Ltd is a greenfield dairy farm at Bilatye Irrigation Scheme in the Eastern Cape
Province. Investing in the dairy industry makes for a safe investment since the overall demand for
milk and milk products are unlikely to fall away.
Bilatye Farming is a joint venture between FarmInvest and Bilatye & Mkhonjana Secondary
Cooperative. The proposed joint venture will operate as an intensive dairy enterprise based on a
770-ha pasture system (dry land and irrigation). There will be 1,800 cows in the herd and
approximately 30,000 litres of milk will be produced daily.
The business will produce fresh milk that will be sold to bulk milk buyers in the Eastern Cape, e.g.,