Soon you won’t need to spend 11 hours on a plane to reach Paris to be able to enjoy the best French millefeuille chocolat, pâtisseries, macarons, viennoiseries and even confit de canard… With the Grand Opening, on Sunday, 05 March 2017*, of PAUL, the renowned family-owned French bakery-restaurant, South Africans will be able to enjoy […]
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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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Johannesburg; Monday, 4 July, 2016: In line with the Group’s strategy to build Supply Chain capability and capacity, Famous Brands has acquired a state-of-the-art tomato paste manufacturing plant, Cape Concentrate, situated in the Coega precinct in the Eastern Cape. The practically unused facility, constructed in 2010 at a cost of R200 million, was bought out […]