South Africa

Pioneer Food Group Limited

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Contact Information

Legal Address
Glacier Place,1 Sportica Crescent,Tyger Valley
Paarl; Western Cape; Map
Postal Code: 7530

Tel: +27-21974
Fax: +27-86407



Company Description
Pioneer Foods is one of the largest producers and distributors in South Africa of a range of food, beverages and related products, for human and animal consumption. It operates across the country, providing the nation with affordable foods of a consistently high safety and nutritional quality, supported by a large, innovative and stable workforce. The Group has three main divisions: - Essential Foods manufactures wheat and maize products, trades in rice, beans, lentils and dried vegetables and has large bakery operations - Groceries (previously Bokomo Foods and The Ceres Beverages Company) produces cereals, rusks, biscuits, cake mixes, baking aids, instant mash potato, dried fruit products, nuts, spreads, dehydrated vegetables, processed salads, fruit juices, carbonated soft drinks and fruit concentrate mixture - Pioneer Foods International joint ventures is group's substantial stake in Heinz Foods SA, which produces tomato sauces and ketchup, frozen foods, seafood tinned products, tinned food, instant meals and noodles. Bowman Ingredients South Africa is a joint venture to supply food ingredients to South Africa’s large food producers.
NAICS Industry Classification
Main Activities: Management of Companies and Enterprises | Food Manufacturing | Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Secondary Activities: Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
Basic Information
Total Employees:
7,782 (2016)
Outstanding Shares:
: ()
Financial Auditors:
Incorporation Date:
Profile Updated:
January 07, 2018
Key Executives
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Ownership Details
Other Shareholders
Key Financial Highlights
2017 Y
Net sales revenue
Total operating revenue
Operating profit (EBIT)
Net Profit (Loss) for the Period
Total assets 12,972,445
Total equity
Operating Profit (EBIT) Margin
Return on Sales (ROS)
Return on Equity (ROE)
Debt to Equity
Quick Ratio
Cash Ratio
Note: units in Thousands. Statement: Audited, Consolidated
Source: EMIS Company Database.
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