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Famous Brands reports strong Organic Growth

  Core business delivered robust organic growth – revenue up 33% Seven acquisitions concluded – all integrated successfully Business model transformed with largest acquisition to date – Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) UK Johannesburg; Monday, 29 May 2017: Famous Brands (JSE code: FBR) is Africa’s largest branded food services franchisor. The Group’s vertically integrated business model […]

Famous Brands launches global bakery-café brand, PAUL, in South Africa

Johannesburg; Tuesday, 28 February 2017: Famous Brands will celebrate the official launch of global bakery-café brand, PAUL, in South Africa on Thursday, 2 March, with the opening of the Group’s flagship PAUL restaurant, situated in Melrose Arch, Gauteng. Established in 1889 in Northern France, PAUL is currently represented in 36 countries through 673 outlets worldwide. […]

Execution of Strategy To Deliver Impressive Results

  REVENUE 23% to R2.45 billion OPERATING PROFIT BEFORE EXCEPTIONAL ITEMS 17% to R404 million NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE 14% to 1 728 cents per share STRATEGIC ACQUISITIONS OPTIMISE BUSINESS MODEL SUCCESSFUL INTEGRATION OF NEW BUSINESSES Johannesburg; Monday, 24 October 2016: Famous Brands, Africa’s largest branded food services franchisor, has reported strong results for […]

Famous brands concludes partnership with By Word Of Mouth

Johannesburg; Monday, 3 October 2016: Famous Brands has acquired a 49.9% stake in the multi-awarded commercial catering company, By Word of Mouth (Pty) Ltd, advancing the Group’s strategy outlined in 2014 to expand the business into the broader leisure and consumer product space. The purchase consideration falls below the threshold of a categorised transaction in […]

Famous Brands Enters UK Premium League

Johannesburg; Thursday, 1 September 2016: Famous Brands has signed a mouth-watering agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), pioneer of the premium burger revolution in the United Kingdom (UK). Launched in 2001 in Battersea, South London, GBK was founded by three New Zealanders, together with the creative culinary support […]