Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs

Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs

Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs At RCL FOODS, we believe our people are our biggest asset – which is why inspiring great people is one of our key strategic thrusts. But how do we inspire greatness in people? By encouraging them to be themselves while constantly stretching themselves to fulfil their

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02 March 2020: Interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2019

02 March 2020: Interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2019

AN IMPROVED PERFORMANCE NOTWITHSTANDING A WEAK OPERATING ENVIRONMENT KEY HEADLINES Revenue increases 7.1%, driven by good volume growth, particularly in Chicken and Sugar, and pricing improvements in Sugar. Double digit underlying* EBITDA and Headline earnings per share growth of 11.1% and 23.8% respectively, propelled by a significant improvement in Sugar (albeit off a low base)

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It’s the goodness of peanut butter with the taste of chocolate.

It’s the goodness of peanut butter with the taste of chocolate.

We’re excited to announce that our much-loved and trusted YUM YUM brand, which has brought deliciousness to South African lunchboxes for decades has launched its new YUM YUM Chocolate Peanut Spread. We all know that nothing compares to YUM YUM’s delicious taste, whether you like it smooth, creamy or crunchy, we’ve got the perfect match

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Water-Saving Innovations Help RCL FOODS Do More With Less

Water-Saving Innovations Help RCL FOODS Do More With Less

At RCL FOODS, “seeing and doing things differently” is one of the values that drives us in our quest to provide “more food to more people, more often”. That includes finding innovative ways to do MORE with less, environmentally speaking – like saving water, using novel methods in our cane agriculture space. A few years

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Science and Farming: Hestia Finds Her Niche at RCL FOODS

Science and Farming: Hestia Finds Her Niche at RCL FOODS

Passionate about food from farm to fork, RCL FOODS offers a diverse range of career opportunities – including some you may not have heard of, like agronomy. For Hestia Saaiman, being an agronomist in our sugar business is an exciting combination between indoors and outdoors, technology and nature. Meet our intrepid “computer farmer” who is

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A SUPREME PARTNERSHIP WITH A SUPREME BAKERY

A SUPREME PARTNERSHIP WITH A SUPREME BAKERY

Supreme Flour is enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of South Africans every single day. And whether it’s baked into a homemade cake, or a bread or croissant from your local bakery, it’s always unfailingly good. It’s this consistency, maintained over the last 100 years, that makes it the product of choice for the country’s leading

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Stella Mthembu on Talent, Career and People

Stella Mthembu on Talent, Career and People

Stella Mthembu, employed as a Land Reform & CSI Manager in the Sugar and Milling business unit is an example of the worthy investment that RCL FOODS continues to make in inspiring its people to make a positive impact on the business and the communities in which we operate. Stella began her career at RCL

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Happy Dog Happy life

Happy Dog Happy life

At RCL FOODS, we’re loyal to the health and happiness of your best and furry friend-and we know you are too! That’s why ULTRA DOG, one of our pet food brands, has recently introduced its pet accident cover; a first of its kind in the dog food market. Available only in the veterinary channel, ULTRA

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New Rainbow Spices!

New Rainbow Spices!

We’re excited to announce that our loved and trusted Rainbow Brand, which has brought great quality chicken to South African tables for decades has launched its new Rainbow Spices range. At RCL FOODS, we understand that there’s nothing quite like a hearty meal, made with flavour and love to bring people together, but in this

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Together, we broke a world record!

Together, we broke a world record!

History was made yet again in South Africa on the 16th October 2019 World Food Day, when over 2500 volunteers and 50 organisations from the private and public sector gathered across 8 provinces to make 107 418 Peanut Butter Sandwiches in one hour with a single goal in mind: to highlight food insecurity and the

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Supreme Flour-Celebrating 100 years of consistency

Supreme Flour-Celebrating 100 years of consistency

2019 marks a significant milestone for one of our RCL FOODS’ brands, Supreme Flour, as we celebrate 100 years. Since Supreme began production on our premises in 1948, the mill has been recognised as the largest single-site mill in South Africa and one of the largest mills in the world. Established in 1919, the Supreme

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Vector Peninsula makes a splash-without wasting a drop of water.

Vector Peninsula makes a splash-without wasting a drop of water.

By massively reducing its fresh water consumption, our Vector Peninsula team has proven that seeing and doing things differently is all it takes to save our precious water resources, one drop at a time. In the process they not only helped Cape Town beat Day Zero but are shifting the way we could think about

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RCL FOODS RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2019

RCL FOODS RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2019

PERFORMANCE HEADLINES • Groceries delivered another strong result • Chicken negatively impacted by an oversupplied retail poultry market and higher feed input costs • Declining local market demand for Sugar due to sugar tax drives adverse sales mix and a significantly lower result • R762 million impairment of assets in Sugar due to weak local

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VECTOR CONTROL TOWER – GOING BEYOND AGAIN!

VECTOR CONTROL TOWER – GOING BEYOND AGAIN!

In some ways, Vector is like a busy airport – delivering nearly 60 million cases per year to more than 6 700 customer drop points, through a nationwide network that includes 4 plant-based cold stores and 14 distribution sites. Planning and managing all this activity is a complex task – but it’s all in a

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Do More TO CELEBRATE MANDELA DAY

Do More TO CELEBRATE MANDELA DAY

In an amazing show of support and humanity to celebrate Mandela Day (18 July), the non-profit DO MORE FOUNDATION, founded by RCL FOODS two years ago, is pulling out all stops (again) to show it cares. Think 1407 volunteers, a staggering 14 324 meals, 76 beneficiary organisations, 183 mini-projects, 57 teams and 44 RCL FOODS sites

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RCL FOODS INTERIMS MEDIA RELEASE MARCH 2019

RCL FOODS INTERIMS MEDIA RELEASE MARCH 2019

PERFORMANCE HEADLINES • Groceries deliver consistent growth • Suppressed market pricing in Chicken • Adverse sales mix in Sugar • Millbake turnaround progressing well • Cost pressures erode Animal Feed and Logistics margins • Strong cash generation and low gearing Durban 4 March 2019 – RCL FOODS today reported that headline earnings for the six

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RCL FOODS ANNUAL RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE 2018

RCL FOODS ANNUAL RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE 2018

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS • 52,7% increase in headline earnings • Exceptional performance from most grocery brands • Strong Chicken recovery • Sugar impacted by dumped imports • Growth strategy gains momentum Durban, 28 August 2018: RCL FOODS today reported a 52.7% increase in headline earnings for the year ended June 2018 despite a challenging trading environment.

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RCL FOODS INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE 2018

RCL FOODS INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE 2018

SALIENT FEATURES Strong earnings growth Chicken recovery ahead of expectation following restructure, adverse impact on Logistics and Animal Feed in line with expectation Sugar margins compromised by significant imports despite strong operational performance and volume recovery post drought Grocery brands continue to perform well in a market showing muted growth Interim dividend declared of 15,0

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