Sugar sweetens interim results for Selati, Rainbow Chicken owner RCL Foods

2020-03-02 13:00

RCL Foods' earnings were boosted by its sugar division, while it battled with pricing pressures in the local poultry market due to an oversupply of chicken.

Cheap chicken, sugar imports hit RCL Foods

2019-03-04 13:40

RCL Foods is appealing to the government to limit cheap imports of chicken and sugar after an influx from the Americas weighed on the local producer.

Listeria takes a bite out of trade as countries ban SA's processed meat

2018-03-28 14:20

The bacteria, which has led to 183 deaths, has also rocked RCL Foods and Tiger Brands’ Enterprise Foods, whose facilities have been linked with listera monocytogenes.

KZN health department waiting on listeriosis report

2018-03-19 16:54

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health is waiting for a report which will reveal whether there has been a listeriosis outbreak in the province.

Rainbow polony privately cleared of deadly listeria strain – RCL Foods

2018-03-16 16:52

RCL Foods says tests conducted by an independent laboratory in France have confirmed that the company's Wolwehoek plant is clear of the ST6 listeria strain.

Tiger Brands hammered as food firms scramble on listeriosis fears

2018-03-05 10:47

Tiger Brands has confirmed a full national recall of Enterprise Foods meat products amid the listeriosis scare, sending it's share price down 13% at one stage.

RCL Foods benefits from higher poultry prices

2018-02-27 21:00

Despite avian flu creating a shortage of poultry products, RCL Foods’ financial results were positively impacted by the higher chicken prices.

Municipality to buy Rainbow Chickens’ poultry farms

2017-05-14 06:33

In a bid to help workers and community members affected by the mass layoffs at Rainbow Chickens – renamed RCL Foods – in Hammarsdale in KwaZulu-Natal, the eThekwini Municipality has offered to buy two of the RCL farms.

No pot of gold at the end of this rainbow

2016-10-02 08:25

Chicken producer to retrench due to soaring number of cheap, dumped imports and a five-year run of losses.


Farmer Brown, Ouma Rusks owner RCL foods buys Imperial's cold chain business

2019-11-21 08:45

The deal will bring together two separate temperature-controlled distribution networks, the company said.

RCL Foods facility not to blame for listeriosis outbreak - DoH

2018-03-29 19:48

The Department of Health says tests have shown that RCL Foods’ processing facility in Wolwehoek, in the Free State, was not responsible for the recent listeriosis outbreak.

Listeriosis scare: Polony recall costs RCL Foods R75m

2018-03-26 17:36

This figure includes the costs of recalls and returns from customers, distribution and handling, destruction and dumping, testing, and media and communications.

Listeriosis: RCL not quite in the clear yet

2018-03-17 11:00

The Department of Health says RCL Food’s statement that a French laboratory cleared its Wolwehoek plant of the ST6 listeria strand does not change the fact that the department found listeria monocytogenes in various areas of its facilities.

RCL says French lab cleared its Wolwehoek factory of listeriosis

2018-03-16 09:43

RCL Foods says tests conducted by an independent laboratory in France show the Free State polony plant of its subsidiary Rainbow is clear of the ST6 listeria strain.

No polony: Everything we know so far about the listeriosis outbreak

2018-03-05 06:22

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that government has narrowed down the sources of the deadly listeriosis outbreak in SA. Here's what we know.

Price fears as bird flu hits chicken supplies

2017-10-10 18:13

Poultry producers have warned that the shortage of supply in poultry products, driven by the outbreak of bird flu, could result in higher prices.

RCL Foods aiming for more 'balanced portfolio' – CEO

2017-01-31 21:52

While its chicken business appears to be on a downward spiral, RCL Foods has reassured the public that it is diversifying its business model to encourage growth.

SA misses chicken-panel deadline as Sapa mulls appeal

2016-09-21 16:28

The agriculture ministry has missed a court deadline to determine if poultry producers can sell down current stocks of brined chicken before new regulations kick in.

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