Pioneer Food Group Ltd

Overview

Pioneer Food Group Ltd (Pioneer) manufactures and distributes food products and beverages. The company’s product portfolio comprises wheat and maize products, pasta, rice, beans, dried vegetables, bakery products, breakfast cereals, rusks, cake mixes, baking aids, dried fruit products, nuts, sweet and savory spreads. It also offers processed salads, long-life fruit juices, fruit concentrate mixtures and dairy fruit blends. Pioneer markets products under Sasko, White Star Super Maize Meal, Blue Bird Special Maize Meal, Champion, Spekko Rice, Select Rice, Nice Rice, Pasta Grande, Imbo and Crossbow brand names. The company has business presence in Africa, Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. Pioneer is headquartered in Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa.
Key Stats
Address
Glacier Place 1 Sportica Crescent, Tygervalley, Tyger Valley, PAARL, South Africa
Headquarters

South Africa

Contact

27 21 8075100

No of Employees

10,181

Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters South Africa United States of America United States of America South Africa
Headquarter City PAARL ST. LOUIS CHICAGO BRYANSTON
Headquarter State/Province - Missouri Illinois -
No. of Employees 10,181 10,200 9,500 11,188
Entity Type Private Public Private Public

Products & Services

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Products
  • Baking Aids
  • Beans
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Services
  • Export Services
Brands
  • Sasko
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Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Felix Lombard Director; Chief Financial Officer Executive Board 2017 50 Mr. Felix Lombard has been the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the company since July 2017. Prior to...
Tertius Carstens Director; Chief Executive Officer Executive Board 2017 56 Mr. Tertius Carstens has been the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the company since October 2017. Prior to...
ZL Combi Chairman Non Executive Board 2010 67 Mr. ZL Combi has been the Chairman of the company since March 2010. Prior to this, he served as the...
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History

Year Event Description
2020 New Products/Services In March, the company launched new 200 ml juice packaging under Ceres Fruit Juice brand.
2020 Others The Competition Tribunal of South Africa approved PepsiCo Inc’s subsidiary Simba (Pty) Ltd to acquire…
2019 Ownership Changes In July, PepsiCo Inc agreed to acquire Pioneer Food Group for US$1.7 billion.
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Locations


Ceres Fruit Juices (Pty) Ltd

Address

Glacier Place, 1 Sportica Crescent, Tyger Valley, Bellville
South Africa

Telephone

27 21 9744000

Website

www.ceresfruitjuice.com
Pioneer Foods UK Ltd

Address

40 Bradfield Road, Finedon Industrial Estate, Wellingborough
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 1933 229139

Website

www.pioneer-foods-uk.com
Streamfoods Ltd

Address

Unit 5 Broadend Road, Cambridgeshire, Wisbech
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 - 1945580280

Weetabix East Africa Limited

Address

GATE A Lungalunga Rd GATE B Lusingeti Rd, Off Likoni Rd. Industrial Area, Nairobi
Kenya

Telephone

254 206 652 377

Website

www.weetabixea.com
Bokomo Namibia (Pty) Ltd

Address

Plot nr. 10, Brakwater, Windhoek
Namibia

Telephone

264 61 264466

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
19 Jul 2019 Pioneer Food Receives Approval for 100% Stake Acquisition by PepsiCo Acquisition PepsiCo Inc Pioneer Food Group Ltd
01 Jun 2018 Coronation Asset Acquires Additional Stake in Pioneer Food Private Equity Coronation Asset Management (Pty) Ltd Pioneer Food Group Ltd
13 Dec 2017 Pioneer Food to Acquire 100% Stake in Good Carb Food Acquisition Pioneer Food Group Ltd The Good Carb Food Company Ltd.
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