Abalone farming
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Chinese new year boosts abalone farming in South Africa

Abalones, or marine snails, are a much sought-after delicacy in Asia with demanding peaking around the Chinese New Year.

Outside of Asia, South Africa is the largest exporter of farmed abalone - destined almost exclusively for the Chinese market.

From Hermanus on the southern coast of South Africa, the BBC's Jason Boswell finds out more for Africa Business Report.

  • 05 Feb 2016
Go to next video: South Africa's finance minister saga