Retail reverts back to shareholders

Hinterland, the joint venture business of AFGRI and Senwes' retail branches established in 2013 is in the process of disbanding. The decision, taken by the two shareholders, is based on the fact that the two agricultural businesses‘ strategic approaches and business models are substantially different.

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Agricultural Value Chain (AVC) Virtual Discussion Series – Wine Industry

  • 11 August 2020
  • 130

South African wine producers, like their global counterparts, are left reeling from the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry. An initial ban, imposed when lockdown began at the end of March, lasted for nine weeks – and for five of those weeks, wine exports were also banned. On 12 July, amid soaring rates of Covid-19 infections, President Cyril Ramaphosa re-imposed the ban on the sale, dispensing and distribution of alcohol.

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Agricultural Value Chain Virtual Discussion Series – Alcohol Industry

  • 11 August 2020
  • 165

It is estimated that the recommencement of the ban on alcohol sales would affect up to one million people working within this industry value chain. This includes the likes of producers, manufactures, wholesalers and retailers of beer, wine, spirits and flavoured alcoholic beverages.

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Senwes Grainlink focuses on procurement for the market

  • 17 July 2020
  • 446

A strategic decision by Senwes resulted in grain being offered on Basislink and that no further trading will be done via the entity known as Tradevantage.

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The one of a kind Senwes Graduate Programme

We offer young graduates the opportunity to be a part of a structured 12-month development programme, allowing a safe and supportive environment to transition into the world of work.

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Constraints to growing Agriculture and broadening the inclusion of youth and women in the sector

The eleventh session of the Agriculture Value Chain | Discussion series is a two-part discussion tackling issues that constrict youth inclusion and transformation in the South African agricultural landscape.

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KLK Lanbou Beperk - Jou Vennoot. Betroubaar. Innoverend

  • 07 July 2020
  • 521

Die ontstaan van KLK - of soos dit voorheen bekend was – SAKK is sinoniem met karakoelpels. Sedert die eerste 11 karakoelskape in 1907 uit die destydse SuidwesAfrika ingevoer is, het die bedryf snel ontwikkel.

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Donate maize, receive seed and support your community

  • 03 July 2020
  • 664

South Africans have always been known for their willingness to reach out and help each other in times of need. This characteristic has clearly shone through once again. A number of projects have been launched to assist those who are struggling and in need, living in areas where the destructive effect of the disrupted economy is most visible.

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Senwes prospers in challenging macro-economic conditions

The financial results of the group of companies reflect a 7,8% growth to R303m profit attributable to equity holders of the parent company for the 2019/2020 financial year. Earnings before tax, depreciation and amortisation increased by 17,6% from R533m to R627m, while earnings per share increased by 5,4% to 178,3 cents per share.

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  • 30 June 2020
  • 467

Narrower margins and a more urgent quest towards sustainability has increased farmer’s appetite for new technologies. But finding the right fit in a sea of solutions can be daunting, considering the implementation costs.

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