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Company overview

Tongaat Hulett is an agricultural and agri-processing business. It produces refined carbohydrate products from sugar cane and maize.

The company employs over 35,000 people in 27 locations across South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. There are 4,932 employees in South Africa (including 3,326 full-time and fixed-term and 1,606 seasonal and casual workers)1 and 10 manufacturing operations across the country:

  • Chloorkop starch mill, Gauteng
  • Germiston starch mill, Gauteng
  • Meyerton starch mill, Gauteng
  • Kliprivier starch mill, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Bellville starch mill, Western Cape
  • Felixton sugar mill, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Amatikulu sugar mill, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Darnall sugar mill, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Maidstone sugar mill, KwaZulu-Natal
  • South Cost Refinery, KwaZulu-Natal
  1. Tongaat Hulett Integrated Annual Report 2014, at p50, available at: