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Houses All of Our Sugar, Milling and Baking and Animal Feeds

With the acquisition of the entities formerly known as TSB, Rainbow’s Feed division Epol, and FoodCorps’s Milling and Baking divisions, we are able to mass produce and distribute a range of products from our mills and bakeries to customers in South Africa and other African countries.

Some of our most recognized brands include Selati sugar, A1 maize meal, 5 Star maize meal, Molatek animal feed and Sunbake bread, rolls and specialist confectionary products.


The Sugar & Milling Division consists of 3 business units:  Sugar, Millbake and Animal Feed

RCL FOODS is a leading African food producer operating across South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Uganda and Zambia. We manufacture a wide range of branded and private label food products which we distribute through our own route-to-market supply chain specialist.



Being a national producer of foods in various product categories, we are at the centre of a large and diverse value chain that extends from raw material production to the end-users of our products and the communities in which we operate. As such, our material risks and environmental footprint are significant and diverse – as are the social, environmental and ethical issues that influence our business, either directly or through our supply chain and resource base. For this reason, we have to manage a continually evolving set of issues in order to sustain what we do, both now and in the future.

Our Sustainable Business Drive, framed in the model below, is aligned to our business strategy and addresses our sixth strategic thrust, “Drive Sustainable Business”.



As an employer of over 20 000 people and working with more than 1 200 small-scale growers and numerous secondary businesses, we impact the lives of millions of South Africans in the communities in which we operate. With over 27% of our population unemployed and nearly 45% of households dependent on social grants, we believe that we can play a positive role in enriching our communities by actively promoting sustainable, inclusive economic growth and creating a unique work environment where work is meaningful and enriching.



As a major food producer with a multi-tiered and geographically dispersed supply chain, our environmental footprint extends from raw material production to the end users of our products. With our survival dependent on shared, scarce natural resources and limited land, and further impacted by climate change, there is an urgent need for us to see and do things differently by consuming less energy and water, minimizing our waste and creating more value from our inputs and the waste we generate.


At RCL we offer a diverse portfolio of leading consumer brands, with exceptional company growth potential.


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At RCL we offer a diverse portfolio of leading consumer brands | with exceptional company growth potential