Technical innovation and customer experience is at the heart of the Freddy Hirsch Group. Our team is dedicated to developing robust processing systems and quality products to deliver effective solutions to our customers. We supply spice, food ingredients, casings, and equipment to the red meat and poultry processing industries – ensuring flavourful food every time.

Food Ingredients

Food Ingredients

Our food ingredients blends are manufactured at our blending facility and sold as complete packs. This means that quality and flavour are consistent across batches. Plus, the complete packs are cost-efficient, minimising expenses in wastage, labour, and storage. Whatever your product type, we’ve got a pack to suit you: Boerewors, Braaiwors, Sausages, Burgers, Meat mixes, Biltong, Droewors, Salami, Cabanossi, Bacons, Hams, Vienna sausages, Russian sausages, Polonies, Loaves, Brines, Marinades, Sauces, Rubs, Sprinkles & Seasonings, Glazes, Breadings & Coatings as well as for Prepared meals (HMR) like Roast Chicken, Chip spice, Curry, Desserts, Sauces, Stews, Stock and Thickeners.

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Natural Casings

Natural Casings

The Freddy Hirsch Group has become renowned, both in South Africa and internationally, for its top quality Freddy Hirsch brand hog and sheep casings. The Hog and Sheep casings plant is based at Head Office. The Sheep casings plant is certified Halaal and under the strict supervision of the Muslim Judicial Council of Cape Town.

Collagen and Cellulose Casings

Collagen and Cellulose Casings

We’re proud to stock the largest range of artificial casing products that cover all application needs. Collagen and Cellulose Casings are supplied by world leaders Devro and Visko Teepak respectively. The products are fully backed by our technical support and quality assurance systems to ensure our customers’ peace of mind.

Industrial Equipment

Industrial Equipment

We’re the leading supplier of heavy-duty meat processing equipment in Southern Africa, representing some of the world’s finest industrial equipment brands. Our national team of technicians provides pre- and post-sale support, ensuring that your equipment functions seamlessly.

Equipment Catalogue
Butchers' Equipment

Butchers' Equipment

Freddy Hirsch supplies and services a comprehensive range of butchers’ equipment: mincers, blenders, tenderisers, slicers, sausage fillers, biltong equipment, and vacuum packers. We partner with leading manufacturers to ensure that we supply our market with the very best equipment available. Each piece of equipment undergoes rigorous testing conducted by our technical team.

Equipment Catalogue
Bandsaw Blades

Bandsaw Blades

We’ve been Africa’s sole distributor of the Munkforssågar bandsaw and carcass blades range for over 20 years. The blades are known for their fast, clean, and accurate cuts, guaranteeing a quality end-product with higher yields.

Butcher Knives

Butcher Knives

Our range of butchers knives and sharpening tools includes the F Dick Butchers knives range, of which we’re South Africa’s sole supplier. The F Dick Butchers knives are made exclusively from high-alloy stainless steel. For a more economical range, we offer a selection of knives under the Freddy Hirsch brand.

Labels and Packaging

Labels and Packaging

We offer our customers branded product labels, packaging, carrier bags, patty discs, and tray liners, enabling the efficient organisation and distribution of products.

Label Catalogue
Butchers' Requisites

Butchers' Requisites

Butchers can find all of their materials and gear in one place. We offer biltong hooks, bone dust scrapers, cleaning and disinfectants, cotton twine, cutting boards, deli display trays, meat nets, patty formers, plastic trays, protective clothing, stainless steel trays, thermometers, and wood chips.