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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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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Together, we broke a world record!

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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

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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.

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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 RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2019

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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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Building Better Bakers

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Building Better Bakers

This March, the Supreme Siyabhaka Academy opened its doors to the first group of 12 aspiring young bakers. Designed to produce employable baking experts from raw talent in just 18 months, students are loving the journey so far! Our Purpose One of the main objectives of the Supreme Siyabhaka Academy is to nurture and develop

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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

Each year, close to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide, leading to waste harming the environment. At RCL FOODS, we believe that many positive small meaningful actions can make a big difference so we’re on a journey to become waste-free, ONE #DoMoreBag AT A TIME. Through The DO MORE FOUNDATION, a support function set

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VECTOR CONTROL TOWER – GOING BEYOND AGAIN!

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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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You + Your Hound = ❤️

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You + Your Hound = ❤️

This July, RCL FOODS launched its Progessive Web App, Yapper; a first in the industry to promote pet health! Yapper is a fun and interactive FREE app that encourages users to take the best care of their pet by motivating them with treats and rewards along the way! Based on the ‘gamification’ model, the app

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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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The DO MORE FOUNDATION feeds the future in Pongola

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The DO MORE FOUNDATION feeds the future in Pongola

In October 2018, for 1 300 young children at 20 Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in Pongola, the future started to look a little brighter thanks to the DO MORE FOUNDATION. From the beginning of November each child received a nutritious daily serving of Monati Instant Porridge and Yum Yum peanut butter at school, helping

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Do More TO CELEBRATE MANDELA DAY

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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 opens R123m “state of the art” pet food plant

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RCL FOODS opens R123m “state of the art” pet food plant

RCL FOODS has opened a R123 million pet food plant in Randfontein, which is one of the largest facilities of its kind in Africa. The factory, which aims to grow the food producer’s South African share of the pet food retail segment from 40% to 60%, was fully commissioned in December 2017. The 1500m² state-of-the-art

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Selati Cup Final Thriller Goes Down to the Wire

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Selati Cup Final Thriller Goes Down to the Wire

The Selati Cup Final, a community-driven youth development tournament sponsored by us, is a fun way to keep our youth busy, out of trouble and gives them a platform to showcase their talent. This year there was exciting game that ended in a heartstopping penalty shootout which saw the heroics of the defending champions’ goalkeeper

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