I n 1998 Black Liquor Traders organized themselves to fight unjust liquor laws of the apartheid government and the harassment of shebeeners by members of the police.The association was the called Soweto Taverners Association(STA).The harassment spread to other parts of the country and the National Taverners Association (NTA) was then formed which later called South African Liquor Traders Association(SALTA).
WHAT WE DO
O ur logo reads’ we are the voice of the liquor traders’. We promote the interest of taverners, shebeeners, bootleggers ,liquor store owners, hotel owners, night clubs, restaurant, bed and breakfast and all members as determined in constitution.Read More
To promote and protect interest of taverners , sheeners, bootleggers liquor store owns, hotel owners, night clubs, restaurants, bed and breakfast, pub owners and all members as determined in constitution.
Currently we are collecting necessary information that will need in approaching the high court with reference to a court judgment issued on the 2nd November 2017 regarding validity of shebeens permits. We are collaboration with SAB and other liquor traders association on this matter. We intend challenging liquor laws which we view as discriminating amongst communities.
Our values is to empower our members, encourage to trade responsibly. Not to sell alcohol to pregnant women, children and already intoxicated patrons. Encourage members not to encroach to the rights of other community members by respecting allowed trading hours and respecting by-laws