Cosatu calls for bread price regulation

2015-02-13 09:57

Cosatu says continued bread price hikes as fuel prices decline are unacceptable, and the federation could embark on protest action in the Western Cape.

Quantum Foods says sorry for animal abuse

2014-06-12 13:08

Quantum Foods, a subsidiary of Pioneer Foods, has unreservedly apologised for the abusive treatment laying hens received at its Phokeng depot in Rustenburg.

Pioneer Foods expects higher earnings

2014-04-04 11:51

Food manufacturer Pioneer Foods expects half year earnings to rise as it benefitted from cost cutting measures, among others.

Pioneer to slash jobs in cost cut drive

2013-10-14 17:00

Food manufacturer Pioneer Foods is cutting jobs as part of a restructuring process amid reports that it plans to cut 10% of its more than 12 000 employees.

Pioneer profits hit by BEE costs

2012-11-26 07:40

Pioneer Food Group has posted a 17% drop in full-year earnings, hit by costs related to an empowerment transaction.

Bread class action dismissed

2010-11-26 10:03

The Cape High court has dismissed an application that sought to clear the way for a consumer class action against a bread price fixing cartel.

The rise of the 'no-name brand'

2010-07-18 11:06

House brands, which in some retailers were known as 'no-name' brands, used to mean cheap and lower quality, but that has changed.

Inventory turn

2010-06-02 15:24

The inventory table, unfortunately, can only be applied selectively.

Great returns, great potential

2010-06-02 15:00

Internal rate of return: remember that candidates must be sifted through the funnies sieve first.

Zeder vs Paladin

2010-04-23 06:00

Face off


Pioneer plummets

2014-09-04 11:12

Shares in Pioneer Foods have dropped sharply after the food manufacturer said it expects full-year earnings to rise by more than 20% compared with last year.

Fast food loving consumers can't repay loans

2014-05-19 14:56

Company results released on the JSE show the double-edged sword cash-strapped consumers are experiencing at the moment.

Nulaid scandal in Rustenburg, horrid conditions

2014-03-11 12:00

The NSPCA has discovered brutal and horrid conditions at a Nulaid factory in Rustenburg, where an employee is accused of selling emaciated, injured and diseased ridden birds.

Bread class action bid gets new life

2012-11-29 15:02

An application for a class action against three Western Cape bread makers was referred back to the High Court by the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Pioneer in second phase of BEE deal

2011-12-09 14:17

Pioneer says 28.67 million ordinary shares can be subcribed for in the the second phase of its broad-based empowerment deal.

Pioneer slides on competition woes

2010-09-21 13:16

Shares in Pioneer Food Group have dropped more than 2%, after the food producer warned it may have to fork out more than its budget for competition transgressions.

Food producers

2010-06-02 15:46

Something to chew on - decent performances.

The critical 'one'

2010-06-02 15:16

The return on Equity/Cost of Equity : This year’s table ranks 150 listed companies as creating shareholder value in 2009.

Penalties flatten Pioneer dividend

2010-05-24 17:37

Under threat of a R1.6bn fine for allegedly flouting competition laws, Pioneer – which has only made provision for R154m - has withheld a dividend payment.

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