Country Bird Holdings

What we do: Country Bird Holdings, known as CBH, is one of the largest poultry and animal feeds producers in South Africa. It was established in South Africa in 2003 and has operations in Botswana, the DRC, Nigeria, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The well-known brand, Supreme Poultry, delivers quality products to customers and also provides house brands to high profile Quick Service Restaurants. Nutri Feeds provides the feed products.

Ownership & Management: Country Bird has strong group of shareholders which are Synapp International, IFC and Proterra Investment Partners which is a major shareholder. The company also has strategic partnerships with Aviagen, Ross, Arbor Acres and KFC. The company has a strong management team with longstanding experience in the poultry industry.

Key financial indicators: Not provided. Country Bird has strong market share in South Africa and is supported by strategic shareholders and the IFC. It is a well-known large distributor to KFC.

Track record: The company’s clients include Pick n Pay, Checkers, Spar, Bidvest, Massmart, KFC, Nandos and Steers among others. Country Bird is well established in South Africa and is diversifying its business in the rest of Africa. The company has recently acquired the franchise rights to KFC in Zimbabwe and Zambia and now owns a total eight KFC restaurants in these countries.

Client contact details: Tel: (+27) 11 447 6044 Email: Address: 8 Melville Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa. Website:

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