Group profile

Tiger Brands is one of Africa’s largest, listed FMCG manufacturers and distributes brands spanning food, home and personal care and baby products. In South Africa, it has leading market shares across a broad range of categories and has grown over the years through acquisitions and by developing its brands.

In addition to our core South African business, we also have operations in West, East and Central Africa and have built a sizeable exports business for our products throughout Africa.

Tiger Brands prides itself on being a world-class manufacturer and marketer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). Our success is underpinned by the strength of our brands and continuous improvement initiatives. Marketing investment in support of our core brands has increased over recent years while consumer and shopper research provides comprehensive insights into the categories and markets in which we operate.

In addition to controlled operations, Tiger Brands holds meaningful minority interests in associate companies:

  • South Africa: JSE-listed Oceana Group Limited (42,1%) (fishing)
  • Chile: Empresas Carozzí (24,4%) (FMCG)
  • Nigeria: UAC Foods Limited (49,0%) (FMCG)
  • Zimbabwe: Listed National Foods Holdings Limited (37,4%) (FMCG).
Salient features

Financial

Earnings per share (EPS) from total operations
2 034 cents
  Headline EPS (HEPS) from total operations
2 127 cents
  Final dividend
702 cents per share
(2015: 1 068 cents)   (2015: 1 786 cents)   (2015: 611 cents)
         
EPS from continuing operations
  HEPS from continuing operations
  Total dividend
2 007 cents   2 130 cents   1 065 cents per share
(2015: 1 930 cents)   (2015: 2 091 cents)   (2015: 950 cents)

Non-financial

Market-leading brands   Voluntary participation in CDP (global standard for disclosure on carbon emissions and water management)
   
Well rated under FTSE ESG, a multi-dimensional measure of environmental, social and governance exposure and practice, and part of the FTSE4Good series  
   
  Certified as a top employer in the FMCG sector by South African Graduate Employer’s Association