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German food companies are looking to invest in SA

16.03.18 AHK Süd-Afrika - News-Hauptkategorie

Johannesburg, 13 March 2018 – The SAGCC was pleased to host a delegation from the German food industry, jointly organised with GEFA e.V. (German Export Association for Food and Agriproducts) and sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), which kicked off with a Business Breakfast and product presentation at the Country Club Johannesburg. The delegation consisted of representatives from

  • Extrawurst International GmbH, a quick-service restaurant franchise; 
  • C. Hahne Mühlenwerke GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of high-quality cereal-based food products;
  • Heimatsmühle GmbH & Co. KG, a traditional medium-sized mill that produces flours, ground products and cereals; and
  • Käserei Champignon Hofmeister GmbH & Co.KG, a producer of soft cheese.

At the Business Breakfast, each delegate had the opportunity to present their company and products. Guests and delegates also heard presentations from Holger Hütter of the GEFA and Mr Eric Schneider, the director of the German Embassy’s Department of Food and Agriculture, about South Africa’s agriculture, food and retail sectors.
Guests at the Business Breakfast were invited to try the products of the respective companies taking part in the delegation. These products included the bestselling breakfast cereal products supplied by C. Hahne Mühlenwerke as well as the famous sausages of the Extrawurst franchise.

Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been operating in Southern Africa for over 65 years. Bringing together potential business partners is one of our key service offerings. We foster business links between Germany and Southern African companies through comprehensive and target group oriented researches, workshops, seminars and business delegations that bring you in contact with competent business partners in your industry. Contact the Chamber to get connected with German and southern African businesses at info(at); or call +27 11 486 2775.