Pioneer Foods to aquire all of Heinz Foods SA

2017-11-06 18:01

Pioneer Foods on Monday announced that it is set to acquire full ownership Heinz Foods SA – makers of the famous tomato ketchup.

Pioneer Food profit slumps as drought takes its toll

2017-05-22 08:02

Pioneer Food’s six-month profit decreased by 47% as costs increased by 10% due to the need to import maize as a result of South Africa’s drought.

Food makers buckle under drought, rand pressure

2016-01-18 10:59

SA’s worst drought on record, a plunging rand and debt-laden consumers are forcing food producers to sacrifice profits for affordable prices and market share.

Pioneer Foods to buy 50% of Futurelife

2015-04-23 13:31

Fast-moving consumer goods company Pioneer Food Group has entered into a joint venture to access the growing functional food industry.

Zeder to make offer to Pioneer stakeholder

2014-06-20 17:02

The listed agri-investment company Zeder Investments intends to make an offer, subject to certain pre-conditions, to Agri Voedsel’s minority shareholders.

Pioneer Foods to spin off Quantum unit

2013-09-05 20:22

Pioneer Food says it intends to spin off its Quantum Foods unit by listing it in Johannesburg within the next 12 months.

Final bid for bread class action suit

2013-05-08 16:09

Bread distributors have launched a final effort to institute a class action case against Pioneer Foods, Tiger Brands and Premier Foods, a report states.

Pioneer Foods MD to retire

2012-10-16 12:01

Pioneer Food Group has announced the retirement of André Hanekom as group managing director with effect from 31 March 2013.

Oceana fined R35m for price-fixing

2012-05-09 13:21

The Competition Commission has fined the Oceana Group R35.7m, in the latest of a series of price fixing findings, the commission says.

Strike hits food producer

2011-07-15 07:59

Some 2 000 workers are striking at Pioneer's Sasko unit, which produces brands like White Star maize meal and Spekko rice.


Pioneer Foods share price drops 8% as CEO to retire

2017-09-01 15:35

Pioneer Foods has announced its CEO Phil Roux will retire by the end of the month.

Pioneer Foods buys UK's Streamfoods for £7.5m

2016-08-01 14:03

Pioneer Foods has that it had bought UK-based Streamfoods Holdings for £7.5m (R137m).

SHARE WATCH: Focus on food firms as SA braces for price hikes

2015-12-04 08:45

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart focuses on shares of South African food and agricultural companies in this week's five shares to watch.

Pioneer eyes separate listing for Quantum

2014-09-05 14:14

Pioneer Foods has announced plans to spin off its Quantum Foods unit, with the aim of listing it as a separate entity on the JSE.

Milling firm wins case against Pioneer Foods

2014-03-18 14:02

A Free State maize milling company has won a case in the Supreme Court of Appeal against food giant Pioneer Foods in a trademark dispute.

Pioneer Food first-half earnings lower

2013-05-20 10:45

Pioneer Food Group has reported a 0.6% decline in adjusted headline earnings per share to 218c for the six months ended March.

Pioneer Foods appoints new CEO

2013-02-22 12:23

Pioneer Food Group has announced the appointment of Phil Roux as its new chief executive officer‚ replacing longstanding Andre Hanekom.

Pioneer earnings hit by BEE deal costs

2012-05-21 08:17

Pioneer Food Group posted a 44% drop in first-half earnings on Monday, hit by costs related to an empowerment transaction and soft consumer spending.

Pioneer lifts profit, outlook cautious

2011-11-28 08:20

Pioneer Foods has reported a jump in full-year earnings helped by increased sales and says cost pressures and consumer spending will influence its performance ahead.

Pioneer posts sharp profit hike

2011-05-23 07:53

Pioneer Food has reported a big increase in first-half profit, but sees a tough trading environment ahead.

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