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Business overview

With its origins dating back to 1820, Premier is a leading South African fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturer offering branded and private label solutions. Its strong heritage brands include Snowflake (wheat flour), Iwisa No 1, SuperSun and Nyala (maize meal), Blue Ribbon (bread), Lil-lets (feminine hygiene), Manhattan and Super C (sugar confectionery) and the Companhia Industrial da Matola S.A.(CIM) food brand portfolio (Top Score, Polana, Florbela and Favorita) in Mozambique. Premier serves all channels to the market and operates through a wide footprint across South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Mozambique with a Lil-lets sales office in the UK. Its fleet of around 840 bakery trucks make 40,000 bread deliveries a day. Premier produces and sells c.550 million loaves of bread and in excess of 1.5 million tons of maize and wheat per year (including by-products) and has significant exposure to the informal market which accounts for c.70% of bread sales volumes.
Snowflake Iwisa Blue Ribbon Lil-lets
Manhattan Super-C Nyala CIM