RCL FOODS’ National Account Manager, Ntando Ngubane on Women in Leadership

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RCL FOODS’ National Account Manager, Ntando Ngubane on Women in Leadership

Ntando joined RCL FOODS back in 2017 as an Assistant Account Manager in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) channel. Through her role, she gained multi-disciplinary skills across various categories including Chicken , Grocery, Speciality, Fats & Spreads, Plant-based, and Sugar & Milling. In 2020, she became a National Account Manager, where she currently impacts all Quick

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Tamara Dickson’s Perspective on Recruitment Helps RCL FOODS Do MORE

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Tamara Dickson’s Perspective on Recruitment Helps RCL FOODS Do MORE

Some time ago Tamara Dickson came across a sign board which read along the lines of not innovating to compete but rather innovating to change the game. After years of hearing ‘recruitment is recruitment’, that simple idea changed her career in Talent Acquisition forever. Since 2018, Tamara has been helping RCL FOODS do MORE by

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This Women’s Month: Carin King On Motherhood And Working

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This Women’s Month: Carin King On Motherhood And Working

Carin King is a member of the RCL FOODS’ Food Partners team, working on strategic and category projects. Some highlights from her time at RCL FOODS include being part of the team that re-launched the PIEMAN’S and Food Solutions brands; and working with a consortium of other South African food businesses to help restore the

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First Virtual Emerging Leadership Development Programme delivered with impact!

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First Virtual Emerging Leadership Development Programme delivered with impact!

This year was the exciting launch of the RCL FOODS Emerging Leaders Development Programme as a completely Virtual Programme. The attendees have enjoyed both the content of the programme, put together by the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) as well as the opportunity to connect virtually with their co-learners and facilitators. RCL FOODS first launched the

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Kathleen Pohl On Recognition, Inspiration, And Representation

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Kathleen Pohl On Recognition, Inspiration, And Representation

Kathleen joined the RCL FOODS team in 2008 when she joined Rainbow Chicken setting up demand planning. Today, she helps RCL FOODS do that little MORE at the Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, where she focuses on rolling out Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP). Being recognised for her work is most rewarding to Kathleen. “My

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Celebrating Women’s Month A Little Differently: Michela Cutts’s View

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Celebrating Women’s Month A Little Differently: Michela Cutts’s View

Commercial Director of Sugar at RCL FOODS, Michela Cutts describes her career journey as a woman as “Never dull, ever!” After training to be an Agricultural Economist, she joined the South African Sugar Association and so began her lifelong relationship with sugar. This Women’s Month, Michela is celebrating the difference of women. “We are different,

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How James’ Choice to Do Engineering is helping us do MORE

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How James’ Choice to Do Engineering is helping us do MORE

Since receiving three awards for outstanding achievement in the final year of his Industrial Engineering Degree, James Meadows has joined RCL FOODS as an Engineering Management Trainee. Despite clearly having a knack for Engineering, before his studies, James was unsure of his career and his future. One decision changed his path and is now helping

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RCL FOODS awarded Top Employer certification proving that many little more’s make the world of difference!

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RCL FOODS awarded Top Employer certification proving that many little more’s make the world of difference!

RCL FOODS was recently awarded Top Employer certification for the second year running. The Top Employer institute recognises employers that provide excellent employee conditions according to global best practice. This means that the people practices at RCL FOODS are considered among the best in the world, which help us to attract and retain great people.

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New DO MORE FOUNDATION partnership is a building block for better tomorrows – for young children and youth in SA

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New DO MORE FOUNDATION partnership is a building block for better tomorrows – for young children and youth in SA

South Africa’s young people may have little to celebrate this Youth Day amidst record youth unemployment and educational challenges worsened by COVID-19, but a creative DO MORE FOUNDATION initiative is about to change things for some youngsters in resource-poor communities. Focused on ‘creating better tomorrows’ for young children, the DO MORE FOUNDATION has partnered with

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CREATING VALUE FROM WASTE, ONE #DoMoreBag AT A TIME

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CREATING VALUE FROM WASTE, ONE #DoMoreBag AT A TIME

As a leading South African food manufacturer, we believe that it is our responsibility to give back to the communities we operate in. That’s why our DO MORE FOUNDATION has been taking an active role in empowering youth from impoverished communities with the skills and training to sew, while reducing plastic use and turning “waste” into #DoMoreBags.

A Boost for Plant Based as LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa Gets the Green Light

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<strong>A Boost for Plant Based as LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa Gets the Green Light  </strong>

Amidst growing consumer interest in plant-based foods and more sustainable living, RCL FOODS and US-based LIVEKINDLY Collective are proud to announce the establishment of a local plant-based joint venture, LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa, which was approved last week by the Competition Commission. The joint venture will market, sell and distribute all of LIVEKINDLY Collective’s brands –

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INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE: MARCH 2021

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INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE: MARCH 2021

INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE: MARCH 2021 STRONG UNDERLYING RESULTS AMIDST TOUGH CONDITIONS BODE WELL FOR RCL FOODS’ NEXT CHAPTER KEY HEADLINES • Revenue up 10.5% mainly due to higher volumes and improved prices in Sugar and Baking, and new business in Vector Logistics• Underlying* EBITDA up 18.0%, and underlying HEPS up 28.0%o Strong Baking performance,

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With her strong work ethic & passion for her team, Natalie helps us do MORE

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With her strong work ethic & passion for her team, Natalie helps us do MORE

As one of the biggest food service companies in Africa, Food Partners-RCL FOODS’ out of home division-serves a multitude of different businesses in different channels from Quick Service restaurants, contract caterers, hotels, retail delis to forecourts and bakeries. As the name suggests, the 130-strong Food Partners team are passionate about food and working with its

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RCL FOODS Joins the South African Plastics Pact

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RCL FOODS Joins the South African Plastics Pact

OUR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS DRIVE is about CREATING THE FUTURE. Part of this is about finding MORE environmentally responsible solutions that protect the environment and enrich the communities we operate in. At RCL FOODS our Sustainable Resources framework consists of 3 pillars- MORE Energy self-sufficient operation, MORE water-smart operations and MORE waste-free operations. The MORE waste-free

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Nkomazi – Leave No Young Child Behind

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Nkomazi – Leave No Young Child Behind

RCL FOODS the DO MORE FOUNDATION is built on three pillars – DO MORE for Young Children, DO MORE to Ease Hunger and DO MORE to Support Youth. We believe that by focusing on these three pillars in all our projects we can “create better tomorrows” for the young children of South Africa.   The collaborative ‘Leave No Young Child

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Passionate about inspiring individual brilliance, Edwin helps us do MORE

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Passionate about inspiring individual brilliance, Edwin helps us do MORE

As the biggest food service business in Africa with over 20 000 customers, Food Partners-RCL FOODS’ out of home division-has a dedicated marketing, customer and operational team to serve a multitude of businesses in different channels from quick service restaurants, contract caterers, hotels, retail delis to forecourts and bakeries. Proud to be part of this team

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Be your own CEO-David Tubb on Leadership

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Be your own CEO-David Tubb on Leadership

Commercial Director, David Tubb proves that at the core of RCL FOODS is authentic leadership which is about seeing and doing things differently and displaying judgement, drive and influence.  As a leader in the business, his mantra is that every person needs to be the ‘CEO’ of the world that they control. With this drive

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Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale

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Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale

Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale Two early success stories from the initiative are the Owethu Umqhele Cooperative Sewing Initiative and the Moonlight Bakery Cooperative, both born out of the DO MORE FOUNDATION’s Street Business School in 2019. Owethu Umqhele Cooperative Sewing Initiative is made up of a diverse group of 13 youth from Hammarsdale, most of

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Seeing and doing things differently-Devania helps us do MORE

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Seeing and doing things differently-Devania helps us do MORE

Payroll Officer, Devania Naidoo, has proven that seeing and doing things differently can enable you to achieve your goals. Her positive attitude and desire to be MORE curious has led her to create MORE impact in her life and at RCL FOODS. We interviewed Devania to hear more about her inspiring journey so far… 1.Before

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RCL FOODS says Y.E.S to youth

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RCL FOODS says Y.E.S to youth

Creating a secure future for our company and country starts with inspiring great people – youth included. Against a backdrop of rising youth unemployment, RCL FOODS has been working to make a difference to young people’s lives both within and beyond the organisation. Our participation in the Y.E.S. (Youth Employment Service) Programme is one initiative

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Helisha’s journey of MORE: From Management Trainee to Junior Business Analyst

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Helisha’s journey of MORE: From Management Trainee to  Junior Business Analyst

Passionate about inspiring great people, RCL FOODS offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals that enable them to achieve their career ambitions! Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Management Trainees, like Helisha Pillay, are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. We touched base

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