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Who we are

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The Freddy Hirsch Group’s history spans over five decades. Since our start in 1956 we have grown to become the biggest food ingredients manufacturer on the African continent. We ascribe our success to our customer-centric approach and the promise of best service and best quality. The Freddy Hirsch Group is a family run business holding steadfast to its traditional core values.

Our customers are central to everything we do in the business.  As the leading supplier to the meat and poultry industries throughout southern Africa; we are driven by innovation to provide that extra bit of zest to your business.  At Freddy Hirsch we enjoy a close bond with our customers founded on common values of trust, loyalty and passion for what we do.

As a spice manufacturing and distribution organisation, Freddy Hirsch endeavours to offer uniquely differentiated products and services from Cape Town throughout Africa. Our passion for food safety is proven by our world-class milling and blending facility which qualifies to take part in the internationally recognised AIB Food Safety Program.

What we do: 

Freddy Hirsch is southern Africa’s leading supplier of ingredients as well as meat processing equipment representing some of the world’s finest international equipment brands. Our principal partners are leaders in their field and as our customer you are provided with the highest quality ingredients and equipment.
While our primary focus is in Africa, our export division services a customer base that covers many of the EU countries, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other regions. We have Freddy Hirsch branches in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and Nigeria as well as agents covering the Mauritius and Mozambique regions.