AVI is a South African based company, listed on the JSE in the Food Products sector, and is centered on the FMCG market.
AVI's extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. The Group comprises of trading subsidiaries that manufacture, process, market & distribute branded consumer products.
AVI brands span across a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savory bis... ››› more
Forget South Africa, Nigeria is growing at such a fast rate, in fact, economists expect Nigeria to overtake SA and become Africa's biggest economy. Don't wait for that to happen before you invest in Nigeria. Here's a home-grown smart investment you can make today…
“Economists expect Nigeria, already the continent's most populous nation and largest oil producer, to overtake South Africa ... ››› more
Crookes Brothers is an agricultural company dating back 150 years in South Africa. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange...
Full name: Crookes Brothers Limited
Short name: Crookes
Sector: Food & beverage – food producers
Five top facts about Crookes Brothers
Crookes Brothers employs around 2,500 people across its operations in South Afr... ››› more
On the 22nd of January 2014, I told you that I expected the JSE Food Producer index to drop down 10%.
Since then, it's dropped 9.3% in just two months, which is 0.7% shy off that critical level I expected it to hit.
But now, it looks like there's a change in direction where we could be seeing a Food Producer index recovery!
Let me explain…
I expect the JSE Food Producer index to sho... ››› more
Dear Money Morning reader,
Food companies fundamentals are looking very bleak.With higher input costs, job cuts, tougher competition and much higher consumer prices, this is putting strain on the companies share prices.
Last week, I sat down to do analysis on the Food Producing Index, and I was struck by this reversal pattern.
Looking at the charts, you can expect the Food Producers Inde... ››› more
Earlier today, Pioneer Food Group Ltd released its results for the year to the end of September. The results showed that the company is managing to cope with the tough economic environment. And the food producer is making changes to improve the bottom line. Let's take a closer look at what the results reveal…
Pioneer posted “a 12% rise in its adjusted headline earnings per share to 456c” c... ››› more
Earlier today, Tongaat Hulett released a trading statement for the six months to the end of September. In the statement, the sugar producer said that headline earnings per share are to be 1.2% higher than the previous comparable period. But the market was unimpressed, punishing the share swiftly lower. Let's take a closer look at what the trading statement revealed…
Shares in Tongaat Hulett sl... ››› more
Food: No one can live without it. And which the Food Producers Index rising 118% over the past five years, it's clear that this is one sector that's heating up. But not all shares in this index are created equally. So if you want to invest in this sector, go into it with your eyes open.
To start, let’s have a look at what risks face investors who are looking to invest in the shares of food pr... ››› more
Someone's about to get roasted in the chicken price hike battle. Local poultry producers and importers are effectively fighting a ‘war' over who's most to blame for the rising price of chicken. Don't let this infighting turn your attention away from investing in ALL food producers…
Food producers are asking for higher prices in turn for their produce as a result of inflation, says Mo... ››› more
South Africa's urbanisation has reached unprecedented levels. With more people living near the city, there's a greater need for essential items like clothes, housing and food. And with our food producers showing a year-on-year increase in total income generated, food is proving to be a great investment opportunity. Here's where you should be investing to take advantage of the trend.
The rand is... ››› more
Consumers are reeling from the announcement that petrol will go up 81c per litre this week. Now, there's further cause for alarm. The petrol price hikes are expected to add further strain to your wallet by resulting in food inflation. But there's a smart way you can profit from food inflation…
The higher fuel levies, taken with the announcement of Eskom's electricity price increase, as we... ››› more
Given that people need to eat no matter what, investing companies in the food industry remains is a good investment idea, writes investment Leon Kok in The South African Investor. Here's why investing in food producers could add that extra defensive layer your investment portfolio's been looking for. “It goes without saying that demand for food production and supplies is becoming more important ... ››› more
Food inflation is likely to rise again as talk of adding a fee to chicken paste imports, which are used to create many cheaper foods, is being bandied around. While this will add further strain to your pocket when you buy groceries, you can make a smart investment move today to ensure a profit from the coming rise in food inflation… The Democratic Alliance says a potential hike on chicken paste ... ››› more
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