Results for Rainbow Chicken
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
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
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 Foods, the consumer brands conglomerate that owns poultry producer Rainbow Chickens, delivered a nourishing trading update...
Marc Hasenfuss 14 Feb 2018
Brands are more accountable than ever in an age of radical transparency...
Leon Ayo 30 Nov 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 (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
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 (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
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
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
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
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
The long-awaited consolidation of SA's fragmented agribusiness sector has finally got under way with some vigour.
Marc Hasenfuss 27 Sep 2013
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
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 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
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 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
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
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 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
Consumer brands giant Unilever SA is undoubtedly the most attractive unlisted investment currently held by conglomerate Remgro.
15 Apr 2013
Rainbow Chicken successfully raised R3.9bn through a rights issue‚ the company said on Monday, 4 March 2013.
Zeenat Moorad 5 Mar 2013
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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