The division comprises the following entities that service customers across the total food value chain:

Bidvest Food Ingredients: Incorporating Crown National, Bidfood Solutions and world – class manufacturing facilities.
  • Crown National is one of the leading suppliers of ingredients, equipment and packaging to the meat industry in Southern Africa.
  • BidFood Solutions provide advanced solutions and innovative ingredients to the broader food industry. The company offers a streamlined solution for customers to harness great technical support and access an extensive range of ingredients from international and local principals.
  • Manufacturing capabilities include dry and wet processing as well as the Gold Crown sausage casings division (quality controls such as sorting, calibration and overall quality are ascertained here).
  • State-of-the-art centres of Innovation, Design and Technology in all major cities exist for world-class testing and research.
Bidvest Bakery Solutions: Manufacturer and distributor of baking ingredients and equipment
Patleys: Sourcing, marketing and distributing of speciality branded consumer food products
Bidvest Foodservice SA: Multi-temp foodservice distributor offering a full rand of ambient, chilled and frozen food products, as well as various other non-food catering requirements and equipment
Bidvest Food Exports: Distributor of a vast range of food ingredients and consumer branded food products into Africa

Bidvest Food Africa Group of Companies:

All our companies adhere to the principles of conducting business in the spirit of transparency, integrity and honesty.