Rhodes Food Group shares and subscribes to the philosophies and principles of the National Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) strategy.

Its activities in this regard are focused on adding value, and contributing to the transformation of the Group business and greater society through the complementary processes of empowerment, development and economic growth.

The Group seeks to align its business strategy and objectives with its BBBEE strategy and initiatives by focusing on core competencies and the strengths inherent in its transformation endeavours.

Specific objectives and targets are set and ongoing performance measurements are performed. The focus is on the following areas:

  • Shareholders - seeking value added business partnerships and thereby ensuring the long term stability and continued growth of the Group Employees - focusing on employment through equity-based recruitment and placement practices, skills training and employee development.
  • Business Partners - developing meaningful and enduring business partnerships that will provide value creating opportunities.
  • The Community - contributing to the development of the community, and to the upliftment of vulnerable members of our society.