Press releases

  • ZAR X’S first listing kicks off new era in South African agri business

    Feb 21, 2017
    Senwes leads the way in making agriculture a new asset class.
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  • Senwes makes important announcement

    Feb 10, 2017
    Senwes and Senwesbel (the Companies) shares will be traded on a licenced exchange ZAR X as from 20 February 2017.
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  • Senwes interim results outperformed drought cycle

    Dec 06, 2016
    Senwes, one of the largest agricultural businesses in South Africa, today released its interim financial results for the six month period ended 31 October 2016.
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  • Senwes ZAR X listing delayed

    Oct 01, 2016
    The boards of Senwes Ltd (Senwes), Senwesbel Ltd (Senwesbel) and ZAR X (Pty) Ltd (ZAR X) respectively, wish to inform shareholders, clients and prospective shareholders that the introduction of the trading of the shares of Senwes and Senwesbel on ZAR X will not commence on 3 October 2016 as originally announced.
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  • Senwes’ Young Farmer Future Focus hosts Nation in Conversation at Nampo

    Sep 21, 2016
    The next season of the ground-breaking series Nation in Conversation, the Agriculture Sector chat show initiated by Senwes, got underway on 13 September 2016, at Nampo Park near Bothaville. The first episode of the new series, which will be broadcast on various television platforms from January 2017, saw several industry experts and producers discuss the engaging topic of Family Farm Businesses.
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  • Senwes plans to list on ZAR X briefly interrupted

    Aug 05, 2016
    The Senwes group (Senwes and its holding company, Senwesbel Limited, (collectively the “Companies”) recently announced that it will migrate its OTC share trading to a licenced environment with ZAR X as required by the Financial Markets Act, 2012 (“FMA”).
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  • Senwes rewards loyal customers!!

    Aug 01, 2016
    Senwes recently introduced the Senwes AgriRewards deferred bonus scheme which will offer Senwes Grainlink customers the opportunity of earning good deferred bonuses and utilising the benefits thereof.
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  • Senwes to list on ZAR X

    Jul 20, 2016
    The Senwes group (Senwes and its holding company, Senwesbel Limited, (collectively the “Companies”) announced today that it will migrate its OTC share trading to a licenced environment with ZAR X as required by the Financial Markets Act, 2012 (“FMA”).
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  • Agri-business - Senwes goes Solar

    Jul 20, 2016
    An aerial view of the Senwes Head Office building, situated in Klerksdorp, North West, gives the impression of a solar energy plant. All the roofs of the Senwes buildings and carports are covered with 2 392 solar panels with a total capacity of 753.48kWp. The total projected solar utilisation per annum is 1 173 913 kWh, which constitutes 39% of the total electricity consumption at Senwes head office and will result in a cost saving of R2 million in the first year.
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  • Senwes Salutes SAB for Free Transportation of Feed

    Jul 11, 2016
    South African Breweries (SAB) Potchefstroom demonstrated its commitment to the communities of the platteland when it responded to a call by leading agribusiness Senwes for help in delivering much needed animal feed to drought ravaged farmers in the Bultfontein and Hoopstad area. Senwes would like to express its sincere thanks to SAB for the provision of logistics between Kroonstad and the greater Tswelopele district, which includes Hoopstad and Bultfontein.
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  • Tamatiereus ZZ2 staan by Bultfontein in hierdie droogtetyd

    Jul 06, 2016
    ZZ2 en Senwes staan saam op vir die produsente in nood. Die twee maatskappye in vennootskap het steun aan die Bultfontein produsente verskaf. ZZ2 het hulle betrokkenheid by die Agri SA droogterampfonds van einde Mei tot in Junie benadruk toe hulle die vervoer van veevoere gratis na die droogtegeteisterde areas verskaf het.
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  • The most volatile agricultural cycle in the existence of Senwes

    Jul 01, 2016
    The most severe El Niño drought phenomenon in history prevailed during the past season. This was in succession to an already dry 2014/15 season and is largely responsible for the weaker results of Senwes' operational divisions, subsidiaries and joint ventures.
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  • Largest single maize contract in Southern Africa signed by Astral and Senwes

    May 24, 2016
    Astral, a leading South African integrated poultry producer, and TradeVantage, Senwes’ commodity trading company, have announced the conclusion of an 800 000 ton-per-year maize supply agreement, signed on 18 May 2016 at Nampo.
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  • The Character of Agriculture is flawed

    May 23, 2016
    “Every sector needs to take responsibility to create, sustain and develop its own image. How does a country see its primary food producer?” a thought provoking quote and question by Francois Strydom patron of the Nation in Conversation.
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  • From farm to fork, family businesses to focus on SADC/Africa an indebt look

    May 20, 2016
    “Our food is safe. It is a criminal offence in South Africa to produce unsafe food” was the answer of Kevin Lovell, MD of South African Poultry Association on the question posed to him about brine in individual quick frozen chicken posing possible health risks.
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  • Policy matters; the true value of agriculture and “Heilige koeie” up for conversation

    May 20, 2016
    “Government needs to set a policy environment for the food production value chain in order to create stability and investor confidence. It is the only way that sustainable job creation will be established” said Francois Strydom, Group Chief Executive of Senwes, on the second day of Nation in Conversation.
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  • Senwes sien groot toekoms vir Nasie in Gesprek

    May 20, 2016
    Die eerste dag van Nasie in Gesprek 2016 by die vyftigste Nampo Oesdag, - drie sessies, boeiende gesprekke, drie onderwerpe naamlik: “Suksesstories”, “Politiek in voedsel” en “ Mitigering van Risiko’s” het suksesvol afgeskop.
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  • Senwes celebrates 50 years at Nampo and 4 years in Nation in Conversation

    May 10, 2016
    Senwes, the 107 years old company and one of the largest Agri-businesses in South Africa celebrates with Nampo Harvest Day its 50th anniversary. Senwes, as its tagline reads “breaking new ground” has been involved in Nampo Harvest Day since its inception in 1967 to break new ground in the biggest Agricultural exhibition in Africa.
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  • Drought Aid Fund

    Dec 09, 2015
    The prevailing drought, accompanied by high temperatures, is one of the worst natural disasters experienced in the past 20 years.
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  • Senwes largely absorbs the impact of the drought

    Dec 07, 2015
    A profit after tax of R103 million was delivered, which is 9,7% lower than the R114 million of the corresponding period of the previous year.
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