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Tiger Brands is runner-up in the Graduate Employer of Choice for the FMCG sector

Tiger Brands was voted second in the Graduate Employer of Choice for the FMCG sector in the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) 2018 survey. The SAGEA survey was conducted amongst 2,281 new employees entering graduate programmes at 106 organisations,… Read more >

Tiger Brands/DAFF MoU to develop smallholder farmers bears fruit

  In 2015, Tiger Brands and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries signed a landmark agreement to nurture and support smallholder farmers of specific agricultural produce, where Tiger Brands provides guaranteed offtake agreements for the crop. In the 2017… Read more >

Where our crammed full of goodness tomatoes grow….

As the largest producer of branded food products in Sub-Saharan Africa, the growth and development of the agricultural sector in South Africa is vital to a company like Tiger Brands. A thriving local agri-market creates significant wins for all relevant… Read more >

Providing support to communities through our SED initiatives

  For Tiger Brands, nutrition security is not just about “tummy-fill”. It’s about going beyond access to calories: it considers a community’s access to essential nutrients as vital to overcome challenges to both malnutrition and obesity. Tiger Brands acknowledges the… Read more >

Thoughts on Leadership Principles from the man behind our award winning brand powerhouse Albany

According to Eric Garton for Harvard Business Review, “Effective leadership isn’t generic. To achieve great performance, companies need a leadership profile that reflects their unique context, strategy, business model, and culture—the company’s unique behavioral signature. To win in the market,… Read more >

Tiger Brands Foundation in-school breakfast programme serves 50 millionth meal

  More than five years ago, Tiger Brands Foundation’s in-school breakfast programme started serving a nutritious breakfast meal to learners in no-fee paying schools.  The Foundation today will mark the serving of its 50 millionth meal, says Eugene Absolom, director… Read more >

Tiger Brands launches the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Food Bank

For hundreds of students of the University of the Western Cape (UWC), long-awaited nutritional support has finally become a reality. The journey began in 2014 when Mr Stafford Bomester of UWC Donor Relations began liaising with Tiger Brands around his… Read more >

More Than Just CSI

As a leading South African food producer and a household name for some of the country’s best-loved food brands, at Tiger Brands we always believed that our products add value to people’s lives. When considering the SSED strategy for the… Read more >

What is a Guideline Daily Amounts Table (GDA)

Guideline Daily Amounts or GDAs help you to maintain a balanced and healthy diet for you and your family. The GDAs provide the amounts of nutrients in food that you need to monitor. Your GDA is not a target you… Read more >

Why Good Nutrition is Important

Healthy eating is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle.  As a result, it is important to make food choices that build a healthy balanced diet. The amount of food that can be eaten from each food group varies depending… Read more >