LARGEST CHICK TRUCK IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

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LARGEST CHICK TRUCK IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

There was great excitement at the recent commissioning of the new UNITRANS/RCL FOODS chick truck.  The custom built, best-in-class vehicle was put into operation at the RCL FOODS hatchery in Rustenburg in early October 2020. The new innovative design allows for increased payload capacity making it the largest truck in Southern Africa for the transportation

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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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SEEDING THE GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL LAND REFORM

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SEEDING THE GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL LAND REFORM

. At RCL FOODS, land reform has been embraced as an opportunity for positive transformation in its primary commodity value chains, where several sustainable land reform projects have been established. These range from community-based joint ventures to long-term partnerships with land reform mentees and small-scale growers, all of which have provided workable models for successful land transformation and community economic development. Some highlights of this journey in the sugar space are shared below.

With her Authentic Leadership, Paula helps us do MORE.

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With her Authentic Leadership, Paula helps us do MORE.

Paula Dovey, Vector Logistics’ ICSE Executive proves that authentic leadership is about being authentically you, learning from those around you and inspiring others to do MORE. We interviewed Paula on her life and role and here’s what she had to say: 1.Tell us more about Paula and what you are passionate about. I am married

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The DO MORE FOUNDATION partners with Kingsley Holgate to #DoMore for young children living ‘on the edge’

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The DO MORE FOUNDATION partners with Kingsley Holgate to #DoMore for young children living ‘on the edge’

On the 18th September 2020the world-renowned adventurer and humanitarian, Kingsley Holgate, set out with his son Ross on an epic 70-day, 10 000km “Mzansi Edge” quest. Not only are they tracking the geographical outline of South Africa, but they are bringing much-needed aid to vulnerable young children in remote communities near wildlife areas – which

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Growing and Transforming RCL FOODS-Ilse helps us do MORE

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Growing and Transforming RCL FOODS-Ilse helps us do MORE

Transformation Director, Ilse Gravett-Hultzer proves that at the core of RCL FOODS is authentic leadership which is about seeing and doing things differently, displaying judgement, drive and influence. Her mantra, “with resilience and creativity, we can get anything done”, inspires her team to have MORE impact, despite COVID-19 challenges. Here’s what we learnt in our

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The RCL FOODS Technical School goes virtual

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The RCL FOODS Technical School goes virtual

We are intentional about developing our people at RCL FOODS. That’s what the RCL FOODS Technical School is all about. This year we are doing things differently and going 100% virtual! We discuss this exciting development with Wes Schwimmbacher (Agriculture and Feed Director) and Dr Sanjay Maharaj (Cobb and Agriculture Excellence Director). 1. For someone who is

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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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Authenticity, empowerment and growth – Mpume makes her mark at RCL FOODS

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Authenticity, empowerment and growth – Mpume makes her mark at RCL FOODS

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 Mpume Nkosi, are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. Passionate about people,

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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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