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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Enterprising twin sisters cut into a male-dominated field

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Enterprising twin sisters cut into a male-dominated field

Kate and Carol Repinga may have been the daughters of the man who introduced rural Nkomazi small-scale farmers to cane growing in the 1990s, but neither thought they would ever work full-time in the cane industry. Both studied commerce degrees and, with few employment opportunities in the region, both moved to Johannesburg where Kate became

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Vector Logistics, Going Beyond During Covid-19

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Vector Logistics, Going Beyond During Covid-19

On the 23rd March when President Ramaphosa announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown, many South Africans woke up to the reality of being isolated for three weeks in their homes. In city centers across the country however, the harsh reality set in that as a community, the homeless are extremely vulnerable to a pandemic like this

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MORE FOOD TO MORE PEOPLE, MORE OFTEN.

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MORE FOOD TO MORE PEOPLE, MORE OFTEN.

It’s what we do, and we will keep doing it during the lockdown. As a proudly South African food manufacturer, we want you to know that we will keep producing and distributing our much-loved food brands during the Covid-19 lockdown period. It’s our way of doing that little MORE to make a positive difference to

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Being water-smart must become the new normal for business.

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Being water-smart must become the new normal for business.

It requires seeing and doing things differently to reduce, reuse and create water While load shedding continues to keep energy security top of mind for South Africans, the need for collective action to address a looming water crisis has recently been raised at the highest level. In a recent statement coinciding with the announcement of

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Partnering with the LIVEKINDLY CO. is Helping RCL FOODS Bring That Little More Protein to South Africa

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Partnering with the LIVEKINDLY CO. is Helping RCL FOODS Bring That Little More Protein to South Africa

RCL FOODS is excited to be partnering with the LIVEKINDLY co. in its commitment to transforming the global food system by collaborating with forward-looking poultry production companies seeking to embrace and contribute to plant-based options, like ours. We are especially glad to welcome the well-known South African brand, the Fry’s Family Food Co. – affectionately

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Water-Saving Innovations Help RCL FOODS Do More With Less

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

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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 – Still Leading the way in Climate Change Management

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RCL FOODS – Still Leading the way in Climate Change Management

Every year we take part in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Climate Change survey – and in 2018 we came top of our category, again! Even though a stricter scoring system was implemented, we managed to score an A- for the second year running, coming in ahead of the rest of the local Food, Beverage

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RCL FOODS one of the 1st companies to participate in the Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme

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RCL FOODS one of the 1st companies to participate in the Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme

We are excited to announce that we’re one of the first companies to participate in the Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme. This programme is a business-led collaboration with Government aimed at creating employment for South African youth. Given the reality of rising unemployment (26,6% of our population nationally), we believe that we can play a positive

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Land Reform that Works

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Land Reform that Works

In 2012, when part of the land where our cane was growing near Malalane was under claim, we took this as an opportunity to implement some much-needed transformation in the local agricultural space. We did this by partnering with the beneficiaries and established a 50/50 joint venture company called Sivunosetfu (which rents the cane land

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