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Rainbow Chicken polony cleared of deadly listeria bacteria
Rainbow Chicken polony cleared of deadly listeria bacteriaArticle

The national health department has confirmed the Listeria bacteria found at the Rainbow Chicken polony factory is not the ST6 strain that caused 91% of cases...

Katharine Child 28 Mar 2018

Durban ad agency challenges its national counterparts
Durban ad agency challenges its national counterpartsArticle

Representing multinational giants including Unilever and Diageo, as well as local leaders SA Home Loans, Rainbow Chicken and Tedelex, the country's third largest independent agency, The Hardy Boys, scooped the AdReview Durban Agency of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg.

Issued by The Hardy Boys 14 Mar 2018

Listeriosis outbreak traced to Enterprise Foods factory in Limpopo
Listeriosis outbreak traced to Enterprise Foods factory in LimpopoArticle

The source of the world's largest Listeriosis outbreak has been traced to an Enterprise Foods facility in Polokwane, Limpopo...

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2018

RCL stock leaps on earnings update
RCL stock leaps on earnings updateArticle

RCL Foods, the consumer brands conglomerate that owns poultry producer Rainbow Chickens, delivered a nourishing trading update...

Marc Hasenfuss 14 Feb 2018

Controlling the narrative from the glass box
Controlling the narrative from the glass boxArticle

Brands are more accountable than ever in an age of radical transparency...

Leon Ayo 30 Nov 2017

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Why Rupert is "sick of the King code"Article

The Remgro AGM last week, chaired by chairman, Johann Rupert, was worth the cost of the trek out to the Erinvale in Somerset West...

12 Dec 2016

World Food Day receives pledge from RCL Foods
World Food Day receives pledge from RCL FoodsArticle

RCL Foods is calling on South Africans to #DOMORE and donate a meal through its Facebook campaign. It will donate a meal to a needy person this World Food Day for every 'like' its CSI Facebook page receives...

6 Oct 2016

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Profit warning sends RCL tumbling 6%Article

RCL Foods' share price endured a plucking on Thursday after its profit warning sent SA's second-largest chicken producer falling as much as 6% on the JSE...

Fifi Peters 23 Aug 2016

Extreme weather hurts RCL's units
Extreme weather hurts RCL's unitsArticle

The extreme weather conditions brought about by the El Nino system was "the single biggest" factor to upset operations at RCL Foods, denting its sugar and chicken units in the six months to end-December...

24 Feb 2016

Low maize price boosts food producers
Low maize price boosts food producersArticle

Food producers' shares have proved a good bet this year, producing market-beating returns. What's fuelled their winning streak has been the plunging price of the sector's key inputs: maize and wheat...

2 Dec 2014

Making profits from pigs
Making profits from pigsArticle

Hard work, perseverance and a little luck have seen Petrus Lepota of the People First Piggery co-op in Rustenburg turn a tiny enterprise with 15 indigenous pigs into a flourishing commercial operation.

Stanley Karombo 23 Sep 2014

RCL Foods reports loss of 47.7c a share
RCL Foods reports loss of 47.7c a shareArticle

RCL Foods has fallen to a headline loss of 47.7c a share from profits of 4.8c a share last year mainly because of a surge in finance costs.

29 Aug 2014

RCL Foods FY headline loss per share seen at 60c
RCL Foods FY headline loss per share seen at 60cArticle

RCL Foods (RCL) expects to swing to a full-year headline loss‚ affected by transaction costs associated with the acquisitions of Foodcorp Holdings and TSB Sugar.

5 Aug 2014

Burger King targets expansion in meat manufacturing venture
Burger King targets expansion in meat manufacturing ventureArticle

To support its rapid expansion plan in Africa‚ Burger King SA has opened its first meat manufacturing plant in the country‚ the company said on Wednesday, 23 April 2014.

Zeenat Moorad 24 Apr 2014

RCL Foods's earnings fall from 17,3c to 4.7c
RCL Foods's earnings fall from 17,3c to 4.7cArticle

RCL Foods (RCL)‚ formerly known as Rainbow Chicken‚ on Wednesday (19 February) reported a sharp drop in its interim diluted headline earnings per share from 17,3c to just 4.7c.

20 Feb 2014

Itac probes claim of chicken dumping
Itac probes claim of chicken dumpingArticle

South Africa's European trading partners - Germany‚ the Netherlands and the UK - are being probed by the International Trade Administration Commission (Itac) for allegedly dumping frozen bone-in chicken portions.

Amanda Visser 30 Oct 2013

KFC's recipe for success
KFC's recipe for successArticle

Arguably the country's favourite chicken restaurant chain, KFC has been serving local customers with its secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices for more than 40 years.

21 Oct 2013

Food producers in high-priced certainty
Food producers in high-priced certaintyArticle

Safe-haven investments do not come much safer than food producers. This has made big-name companies such as AVI and Tiger Brands market favourites and driven up the JSE food producers sector rating to a level last seen 19 years ago.

8 Oct 2013

Food producers in high-priced certaintyArticle

Safe-haven investments do not come much safer than food producers. This has made big-name players such as AVI and Tiger Brands market favourites and driven up the JSE food producers sector rating to a level last seen 19 years ago.

Stafford Thomas 4 Oct 2013

Deals indicate an agricultural sector in flux
Deals indicate an agricultural sector in fluxArticle

The long-awaited consolidation of SA's fragmented agribusiness sector has finally got under way with some vigour.

Marc Hasenfuss 27 Sep 2013

Quick meals for Africa
Quick meals for AfricaArticle

In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.

Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013

Foodcorp purchase puts RCL Foods under pressure
Foodcorp purchase puts RCL Foods under pressureArticle

RCL Foods‚ formerly Rainbow Chicken, on Tuesday (27 August) reported a 93.2% decline in full-year headline earnings from continuing operations to R18.1m‚ as funding costs from its Foodcorp deal and an effective tax rate of 113.5% weighed down its results.

Zeenat Moorad 28 Aug 2013

Rainbow Chickens earnings down by 80% to 100%
Rainbow Chickens earnings down by 80% to 100%Article

Rainbow Chicken advised on Monday (19 August) that it expects its earnings per share and headline earnings per share from continuing operations for the year to June to be between 80% and 100% lower than last year.

20 Aug 2013

Rainbow Chicken to change its name
Rainbow Chicken to change its nameArticle

Poultry producer Rainbow Chicken (RBW) is to change its name to RCL Foods Ltd‚ if shareholders approve a resolution to this effect which will be put to a general meeting of shareholders on 2 August 2013.

4 Jul 2013

Rainbow now owns 88.1% of Foodcorp
Rainbow now owns 88.1% of FoodcorpArticle

Rainbow Chicken announced on Monday, 1 July2013, that it has bought Foodcorp management's 23.9% stake in the company bringing its total effective holding in Foodcorp to 88.1%.

2 Jul 2013

Country Bird CEO resignsArticle

Jeff Wright has resigned as Country Bird Holdings (CBH) CE after five years at the helm‚ the poultry producer said on Friday.

3 Jun 2013

Rainbow looking for Zambia's pot of gold
Rainbow looking for Zambia's pot of goldArticle

Following its acquisition of a stake in Zam Chick from Zambian agricultural producer Zambeef‚ Rainbow Chicken on Thursday (30 May) said it had reached an agreement with Zambeef to establish a joint hatchery operation for the supply of day-old chicks.

Zeenat Moorad 31 May 2013

Rainbow‚ Zambeef to establish hatchery operation in ZambiaArticle

Rainbow Chicken (RBW) has reached agreement with Zambeef to establish a broiler parent stock rearing‚ laying and hatching operation in Zambia - Zamhatch Limited - for the supply of day old chicks.

30 May 2013

Unilever is Remgro's star performer
Unilever is Remgro's star performerArticle

Consumer brands giant Unilever SA is undoubtedly the most attractive unlisted investment currently held by conglomerate Remgro.

15 Apr 2013

Rainbow Chicken raises R3,9bn
Rainbow Chicken raises R3,9bnArticle

Rainbow Chicken successfully raised R3.9bn through a rights issue‚ the company said on Monday, 4 March 2013.

Zeenat Moorad 5 Mar 2013

High costs and dumping hurt Rainbow
High costs and dumping hurt RainbowArticle

In what it described as the most difficult period in the history of the South African poultry industry‚ Rainbow Chicken on Wednesday (20 February) reported a 74.1% decline in first-half profits as record levels of poultry imports and high feed raw material input costs weighed heavily.

Zeenat Moorad 21 Feb 2013

Rainbow Chicken buys stake in Zam Chick
Rainbow Chicken buys stake in Zam ChickArticle

Rainbow Chicken will buy a 49% stake in Zambian chicken producer, Zam Chick - owned by Zambeef - for US$14.25m‚ the company said on Monday (4 February).

Zeenat Moorad 5 Feb 2013

Rainbow Chicken tickles investors' taste buds
Rainbow Chicken tickles investors' taste budsArticle

A new-look Rainbow Chicken is taking shape amid enthusiasm from investors who have boosted its share price by a third since November. Driving the change is Rainbow's R1bn acquisition of Foodcorp and a R3,9bn rights issue, setting the scene for more positive developments.

4 Feb 2013

Rainbow expects R3,9bn from rights issue
Rainbow expects R3,9bn from rights issueArticle

Rainbow Chicken is to raise R3.9bn of new equity by way of a renounceable rights offer‚ it said on Thursday (6 December).

7 Dec 2012

Rainbow Chicken buys 64.2% of Foodcorp
Rainbow Chicken buys 64.2% of FoodcorpArticle

South Africa's largest processor and seller of chickens, Rainbow Chicken, on Wednesday (14 November) announced it is to buy 64.2% of Foodcorp for R1.037bn.

Roy Downing 16 Nov 2012

Rainbow Chicken to buy 64.2% of FoodcorpArticle

SA's largest processor and marketer of chicken Rainbow Chicken on Wednesday, 14 November 2012, announced it is to acquire 64.2% of SA food manufacturer Foodcorp for a cash consideration of R1.037 billion.

Roy Downing 15 Nov 2012

Rainbow interdict may hurt small-scale farmsArticle

In a case that could set a precedent affecting the way government helps small farmers in the future, a small-scale Western Cape chicken farmer has been served with an interdict obtained by South Africa's largest poultry producer, Rainbow Chicken, curtailing his operations because - Rainbow claimed - it posed a "biosecurity threat" to a Rainbow coop situated nearby.

12 Jun 2012

Antidumping tariffs for poultry companiesArticle

There are mixed fortunes for the poultry industry, with some action at last on the much-decried "dumping" by Brazil, but a high maize price that is bedevilling margins.

9 Mar 2012

'Statistics manipulated' in chicken antidumping case
'Statistics manipulated' in chicken antidumping caseArticle

The heat is on in the Brazilian chicken antidumping case, with those opposing the application by local producers for greater protection saying there is a huge amount of misrepresentation and manipulation of statistics.

Amanda Visser 1 Feb 2012

Poultry, fish companies - the call of the seaArticle

When the market looks for tasty investment morsels outside its steady diet of shares in stodgy food brand conglomerates, the nibbling is done mostly in the poultry sector.

24 Jan 2012

New Rainbow Chicken ad: Another reason to believe
New Rainbow Chicken ad: Another reason to believeArticle

A new television commercial for Rainbow Chicken is efficiently reinforcing the 51-year-old brand's promise - that it's the best value-for-money offering on the shelf.

Issued by FCB Africa 8 Jul 2011

Honouring successful students
Honouring successful studentsArticle

The learners from the Rainbow Star School programme in Worcester were given certificates and gift vouchers at a recent awards function for their excellent results in last year's National Senior Certificate exams, having achieved an 82% pass rate for science and 64% for maths.

29 Apr 2011

Baird's gets new deputy chair
Baird's gets new deputy chairArticle

Kelrose Trust, represented by Peter Mageza, Tuesday 29 March 2011, acquired a 25,1% shareholding in Baird's Renaissance, one of South Africa's leading communication and public relations companies, effective 1 March 2011. Mageza also joins the board as the deputy chair.

30 Mar 2011

Rainbow Chicken full of Shoppa Show flava
Rainbow Chicken full of Shoppa Show flavaArticle

With the launch of Rainbow Chicken's new Spice Flava range, a Shoppa Show took the products to retailers in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 11 Oct 2010

Trading conditions remain tough, says RainbowArticle

The spending power of SA's consumers was no better than the low level it was at six months ago, Rainbow Chicken CEO Miles Dally said on Friday, 30 July 2010.

Edward West 2 Aug 2010

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