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RCL Foods

RCL Foods is one of the biggest food manufacturers in Africa, producing a wide range of branded and private label food products. The company’s operations span across South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana and Uganda. The group has transformed from four separate businesses (TSB Sugar, Rainbow Chicken, Foodcorp and Vector Logistics) into RCL Foods with two main divisions: Food and Vector Logistics. The Food division produces a variety of products ranging from baking, chicken, grocery and sugar, sold through a wide range of household brand names including Selati Sugar and Supreme Flour. Originally founded in 1960 as Rainbow Chicken, the company now has over 30 brands in its portfolio.

Ranking position
#219 /350
Total score
11.3 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 38.8 /100 #57


#1 6.4 /100 #248


#1 10.0 /100 #170

Social inclusion

#1 8.3 /100 #252
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Agricultural products and commodities #83
Animal proteins #47
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #151

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Westville, South Africa
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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