We compete to win. Always. We are committed to exploring new opportunities. We aim to continuously improve and grow and so ensure we remain market leaders in all our categories.
We are Africa’s largest branded food service franchisor and listed on the JSE. Our portfolio consists of more than 20 brands represented by a franchise network of 2 782 restaurants across South Africa, the Rest of Africa, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. We employ more than 5600 people directly and over 75 000 indirectly through our franchise network.
We are a team of results-oriented people, characterised by a unique culture of high performance. This is what gives us our competitive edge. We pride ourselves on not only being Growth Champions, but also on Growing Champions.
Inside the Company
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How We Ensure a Great Employee Experience
At Famous Brands we promote a productive, engaging and enjoyable work experience. We ensure cross-organisation collaboration and communication through empowered teams and supportive management. You can trust our leaders to drive a great employee experience.
Advancing South Africa Together
We make a substantial contribution towards South Africa’s economic and social growth and have, to date, created over 75 000 jobs. We pride ourselves on creating employment, providing training and skills development, and upholding the country’s transformation agenda.
Our Owner-Driver Programme
Our efforts to advance empowerment are well demonstrated by our Owner-driver programme, launched in 2010. The Group’s Owner-driver programme centres on empowering former employees to set up their own transport business. Owner-drivers make up to 50% of all Famous Brands’ deliveries today.
Our Franchisee Network
Our franchisees are critical to our success and we pride ourselves on building close relationships with our trading partners and building capabilities throughout our networks. Our hands-on operations teams provide the ultimate support through regular personal contact, operational reviews, franchisee workshops, national and local forums and training and development programmes.
Famous Brands offers employees a wide range of employee benefits and a work environment that allows for personal achievement and career development. We pride ourselves on having a high performance culture driven by a strong sense of purpose.
We offer both standard and segmented employee benefits packages. Our standard employee benefits include:
Our segmented benefits package can include cellphone allowances, company cars and petrol cards.