RCL Foods eyes greater market share as new pet food facility opens

Fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer RCL Foods on Thursday launched its new R150-million pet food manufacturing facility, in Randfontein. Through the establishment of the 1 500 m2 facility, which employs around 700 people, the company aims to take a greater share in the R5-billion a year South African pet food market, of which R3-billion was demand from the retail sector and about R1.2-billion from vets. R800-million fell in the nongroceries sector.