Companies invested in Willowtown
1 Willowtown Group
The owner of iconic brands including Sunfoil sunflower oil, Yellow Spoon margarine and Allsome rice has operated a production and manufacturing facility from the Ohrtmann Road premises for 50 years. Today the Willowtown Group is South Africa’s largest sunflower seed crusher and one of the country’s leading competitors in the fastmoving consumer goods (FMCG) market.
2 Tiger Brands
One of the country’s Top 40 JSElisted companies, Tiger Brands ranks among southern Africa’s largest manufacturers and marketers of FMCG products. Iconic brands produced in the node include Ace mielie meal and Albany bread.
3 Illovo Sugar
As Africa’s largest sugar producer, Illovo Sugar has extensive agricultural and manufacturing operations in six African countries. The mammoth warehousing and distribution centre situated in the node reflects the scope of its operations.
4 Meadow Feeds
Regarded as a market leader in the southern African animal feed industry, Meadow Feeds manufactures a variety of specialised diets and customised feeds for the poultry, dairy, ostrich and swine industries. Owned under the Astral Foods umbrella, the company also provides clients with a full range of technical services including advice on nutrition, feeding programmes, animal husbandry and production techniques.