Our history

1920 Jacob Frankel establishes business in Newtown, Johannesburg, and the Tiger Oats logo is born
1925 Jungle Oats launched
1944 Tiger Oats and National Milling Company Limited incorporated and listed on the JSE
1982 Barlow Rand (now Barloworld) acquires majority share in Tiger Oats through CG Smith Limited
1993 CG Smith unbundled from Barlow Rand
1998 Tiger Oats acquires ICS Holdings Limited (formerly Imperial Cold Storage and Supply Company)
1999 Acquires stake in Empresas Carozzí of Chile
2000 Tiger Oats renamed Tiger Brands
Adcock Ingram becomes wholly owned subsidiary and delists from the JSE
2001 Tiger Brands unbundles and separately lists its animal feed and poultry operations into Astral Foods
2004 Tiger Brands unbundles and separately lists Spar
2006 Acquires the sugar confectionery businesses from Nestlé, including Jelly Tots
2007 Expands branded portfolio further into beverages by acquiring Bromor Foods, with key brands Oros, Energade and Rose’s
2008 Unbundles and separately lists Adcock Ingram
  Extends African footprint by acquiring controlling stake in Haco Industries of Kenya and Chococam of Cameroon
2009 Expands branded portfolio by acquiring Crosse & Blackwell
2011 Expands African footprint by acquiring interests in the East African Group of Ethiopia, Deli Foods of Nigeria and Davita, a South African exporter of powdered seasoning (Benny) and beverages (Jolly Jus)
2012 Acquires controlling interest in Dangote Flour Mills in Nigeria (Tiger Branded Consumer Goods plc – TBCG) and the Mrs Ball’s trademark
2016 Disposes of TBCG