Being adaptive must become the new normal for business

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Being adaptive must become the new normal for business

The current global pandemic has brought many businesses and industries to a grinding holt, with many companies learning how to navigate a new normal for business, safety and life as we know it. The consequences of Covid-19 have been felt across all industries in the global economy, forcing businesses to pivot and adapt their supply

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Always ready to lend a helping hand – Lulu helps us do MORE

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Always ready to lend a helping hand – Lulu helps us do MORE

Born a stone’s throw away from two of RCL FOODS’ chicken processing sites in Hammarsdale to now living walking distance from the RCL FOODS national office it seems Lulu Khumalo was destined to follow her passion to do MORE and build a thriving career at RCL FOODS. We touched base with Lulu to find out

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RCL FOODS Commercial Analyst – Richard helps us do MORE

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RCL FOODS Commercial Analyst – Richard helps us do MORE

Passionate about empowerment, development and encouragement, RCL FOODS brings a diverse range of career aspirations to life through our fast-paced Management Trainee Programme. Richard Stanley, one of RCL FOODS’ Commercial Analysts is a true example of a self-motivated Management Trainee who through the fast-paced, accelerated learning environment is on track to becoming one of our

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Fraud Alert

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Fraud Alert

Criminal syndicates claiming to be RCL FOODS are fraudulently attempting to apply for credit, invite tender applications and ‘recruit’ on our behalf (for a fee). Please be aware that we will never contact a supplier or prospective supplier via SMS or social media to invite them to tender, nor would RCL FOODS- or organisations acting

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No Stopping for Nash

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No Stopping for Nash

Nash Subhan is a man with a passion for MORE IMPACT – and even more so during SA’s COVID-19 lockdown! Nash is the Technical Trainer for Chicken Agriculture in KZN and spends most of his time doing, organising or developing training to meet the needs of our Breeder farms, Hatcheries and Broiler farms. During the

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Together we Can DO MORE to Ease COVID-19 IMPACT

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Together we Can DO MORE to Ease COVID-19 IMPACT

As South Africa works to contain the novel coronavirus, the DO MORE FOUNDATION is leveraging the power of partnerships to ease hunger in vulnerable households and to provide much-needed support for parents and caregivers. This is a decisive and tightly coordinated strategic response to two issues that became glaringly obvious when the Covid-19 lockdown was

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Proxy Form

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Proxy Form

Terms used in this form of proxy have the meanings given to them in the Circular to which this form of proxy is attached. This form of proxy is only for use by: Certificated Shareholders who have not yet Dematerialised their Shares; and Shareholders who have already Dematerialised their Shares and registered them in their

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Circular to Shareholders

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Circular to Shareholders

THIS DOCUMENT IS IMPORTANT AND REQUIRES YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION The definitions and interpretations on pages 4 to 5 of this Circular apply to this cover page. If you are in any doubt as to what action to take, please consult your Broker, CSDP, banker, accountant, legal advisor or other professional advisor. Action Required: If you

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COVID-19 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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COVID-19 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Q: What are the symptoms of COVID-19? The most common symptoms of infection are: •Fever •Cough •Shortness of breath Other symptoms may

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Food Partners does that little MORE for a locked down South Africa

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Food Partners does that little MORE for a locked down South Africa

RCL FOODS has always been passionate about providing MORE FOOD TO MORE PEOPLE MORE OFTEN. As a leading South African Food Manufacturer, we are committed now, more than ever, to supporting our retail food service customers so that they are able to put food on South African tables. Over the past few weeks, four key

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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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Supreme Flour: Delivering consistency every time.

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Supreme Flour: Delivering consistency every time.

Established in 1919, Supreme has grown steadily to become one of South Africa’s most loved and trusted flour brands for professional and home bakers alike. Known and respected for delivering consistent quality, expertise and service; Supreme has grown to become a significant player in the professional industry. The Uitkyk Vleismark customer testimonial is a true

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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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Analysing and modelling: Ashleigh helps us do MORE

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Analysing and modelling: Ashleigh helps us do MORE

Passionate about seeing and doing things differently, RCL FOODS offers a wide variety of career opportunities-including some you may not have heard of, like a Solutions Architect. For Ashleigh Jacobs, being a Solutions Architect in our business is an exciting combination of understanding, analysing, modelling, presenting and implementing. Meet Ashleigh who is helping us do

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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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Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs

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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

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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.

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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

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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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Science and Farming: Hestia Finds Her Niche at RCL FOODS

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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

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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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RCL FOODS – A Top Employer Inspiring Great People

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RCL FOODS – A Top Employer Inspiring Great People

RCL FOODS is a leading South African food manufacturer with a passion to provide “More Food to More People, More Often”. Our 21 000 employees are the engine that drives this passion daily, and investing in them is critical to constantly achieving MORE. Just five years since our formation, we are proud to have been recognised

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Stella Mthembu on Talent, Career and People

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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

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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!

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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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