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Andy Coyne | 7 Dec 2018

South African's authorities have given their verdict on a plant owned by food business Tiger Brands that was linked to a listeria outbreak.


Dean Best | 22 Nov 2018

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based food and drinks group, is to offload a minority stake in a local seafood business.


Dean Best | 8 Nov 2018

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based business implicated in a deadly listeria outbreak earlier this year, is helping set up the nation's first centre for food safety.


Andy Coyne | 12 Oct 2018

South African food group Tiger Brands has re-opened a facility that was closed after it was implicated in an outbreak of listeria that killed more than 200 people.


Simon Harvey | 20 Aug 2018

South Africa-based food group Tiger Brands issued a profit warning for its annual results due to the impact from this year's listeria outbreak, which prompted the closure of a polony meat factory owned by its subsidiary, and also because of cost pressures.


Andy Coyne | 24 Apr 2018

South Africa's National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has said 193 people are now known to have died following a listeria outbreak in the country linked to polony products.


Simon Harvey | 19 Mar 2018

Tiger Brands expects to post a loss in March of as much as ZAR33m (US$2.7m) after the South African consumer foods group suspended production at another of its plants amid the listeria outbreak that has rocked the country's food sector.


Simon Harvey | 16 Mar 2018

South Africa's RCL Foods said its factory at Wolwehoek has been cleared of any presence of listeria amid an outbreak linked to polony meat products made at a subsidiary of peer Tiger Brands.


Simon Harvey | 5 Mar 2018

South Africa-based consumer foods group Tiger Brands is recalling its ready-to-eat chilled meat products amid a listeria outbreak linked to a factory of its subsidiary Enterprise Foods.


Simon Harvey | 28 Feb 2018

South Africa-based consumer foods group Tiger Brands has sold its 51% stake in Haco Tiger Brands to Kenyan multi-millionaire Chris Kirubi, who now takes full ownership of the company.


just-food.com | 23 Feb 2018

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just-food.com | 21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Dean Best | 31 May 2017

Tiger Brands has outlined a five-year margin target as the South Africa-based food and drinks group looks to "focus" its portfolio, create a "cost-conscious culture" and become "consumer-obsessed".


John Shepherd | 25 May 2017

South Africa-based consumer goods group Tiger Brands today (25 May) booked increased half-year sales but reported mixed profit numbers.


Dean Best | 22 Feb 2017

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based consumer goods group, is to sell its 51% stake in a venture in Kenya, marking the end of its interest in the country.


Dean Best | 22 Feb 2017

Tiger Brands has reported a 12% rise in turnover for the first four months of its financial year and in a trading environment the South Africa-based consumer goods group described as "difficult".


John Shepherd | 23 Nov 2016

South African food maker Tiger Brands has booked higher annual profits, helped by the proceeds from the disposal of its business in Nigeria but also growing sales.


Katy Askew | 28 Oct 2016

South African food maker Tiger Brands has said that it expects full-year earnings to surge by more than 90% in the 12 months to 30 September. 


Dean Best | 26 Jul 2016

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based consumer goods group, has named COO Noel Doyle its new CFO.


Katy Askew | 10 Jun 2016

Tiger Brands is selling its 51% stake in East African Tiger Brands (EATB), its Ethiopian joint venture, to partner East Africa Group (EAG).


Dean Best | 24 May 2016

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based consumer goods group, today (24 May) reported improved half-year sales and earnings.


Hannah Abdulla | 3 May 2016

South African food processor Tiger Brands has announced the exit of its CFO Funke Ighodaro.


Dean Best | 9 Mar 2016

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based consumer goods group, has appointed Mondelez International executive Lawrence MacDougall as the company's new CEO.


Katy Askew | 17 Feb 2016

South African food group Tiger Brands has said it will have to "judiciously" manage volumes and margins over the coming year as it is caught between rising input costs and weak consumer sentiment in the country. 


Dean Best | 18 Dec 2015

Belgium's Lotus Bakeries this week struck its second piece acquisition in the UK in four months, with a deal to buy Bear snacks owner Urban Fresh Foods. Our M&A pages also included news Fonterra is selling its Australian yoghurt business to Lactalis's Parmalat and Ornua is offloading US distribution asset DPI. Elsewhere, the Russian central bank said domestic producers had, in most categories, failed to meet the shortfall in production from Moscow's import restrictions on the west.


Katy Askew | 15 Dec 2015

Tiger Brands has sold its share in its loss-making Nigeria business, Tiger Branded Consumer Goods of Nigeria, to partner Dangote Industries. 


Dean Best | 23 Nov 2015

US group ConAgra Foods, fresh from agreeing to sell the bulk of its own-label business, set out plans to split its remaining operations in two. Staying in the US, Glanbia struck a deal to buy protein foods maker ThinkThin, while local distributor Pompeian Group is to merge with Spanish olive oil co-op DCOOP. Olive oil was under scrutiny in Italy, where a clutch of products face a regulatory investigation over claims products are being mis-sold as extra virgin olive oil.


Hannah Abdulla | 19 Nov 2015

Tiger Brands today (19 November) posted higher annual sales but booked a fall in profits resulting from an impairment charge on its business in Nigeria, to which the South African group announced it was cutting off funding earlier this week.


Hannah Abdulla | 17 Nov 2015

South African food group Tiger Brands has pulled funding from its Nigerian arm and is mulling options for its share in the business.

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