About Us

Richester Foods, an owner managed company began its operation in 2007 by importing candies at first, and then started manufacturing its own range of confectionery locally after learning and understanding the dynamics of the confectionery market.

Since then Richester Foods has become one of the largest manufacturers of confectionery products in Southern Africa. With its wide range of products manufactured in state of the art facilities, as well as backward integration of key processes (manufactures its own flexible packaging in house for all the products) the Richester group of companies has become one of the most important players in the sweet market in Africa as well, servicing all neighbouring countries with sweets with high quality and affordable prices.

Richester Foods is a proudly South African owned company, which has its head office and production facilities based in Pretoria: 9 Hennopsriver Street, Sunderlandridge, Pretoria West, 0157

We at Richester Foods choose to be the industry leader, setting the standard by which all others are judged. Our brands are our most cherished assets, and our engines of growth. Innovation and passion are the main ingredients for the success of our brands. Exceptional candies is our way of life.

Our passion for pure, natural ingredients and unwavering commitment to always exceed the expectations of our customers with quality, taste and a superior SWEET EXPERIENCE ensures our customers keep coming back for more.

Efficiency in all areas of business operations and flexibility to react to market needs is essential to our success and source of minimising production costs.

The company's main purpose is' working together to create brands people love' and capture the spirit of what we trying to achieve as a business. We collaborate and work as a team to convert products into great Brands.

Our extensive range of products caters to all market segments and tastes of people in South Africa and international countries. Our product range includes a variety of chews, toffees/eclairs, hard-boiled sweets, 6 categories of lollipops, bubblegums and marshmallows.

All products are manufactured according to highest quality standards and are packaged in bright attractive packaging. We have different flavours, pack sizes and different offerings that caters for different segments of the markets. All our ingredients are sourced from the best suppliers available and our signature flavours are imported from Europe to ensure the best tasting product possible.


Our Vision

We will enhance our leadership in confectionery by creating value for consumers through innovative and satisfying high-quality products.

Our Mission

To bring inspiration and innovation to every person in the world.

To create moments of joy and happiness through our products of superior quality.

We enrich the lives of our customers, employees, business partners and humanity at large by living and conducting our business in a fair, mutually beneficial and responsible manner.


Our Core Values

At Richester Foods, we: Develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for our consumers through the efficient use of our resources and in collaboration with our business partners

  • Create a fulfilling workplace for our employees built on trust, mutual respect, and appreciation of their diversity
  • Value the role we play in our communities, as a socially and environmentally committed organization
  • Generate economic value through superior growth and profitability
  • Continuous focus on these principles will lead us toward our vision
  • Living the Richester Foods values requires courage, vision, trust, commitment and pragmatism. The following values guide our actions and help us fulfill our mission:
    • Integrity without compromise
    • Achieving Excellence
    • Dedication to the customer
    • Care for our people
    • Environmental & Social Responsibility
    • Independence


Richester is synonymous with quality. We are 100% focused on the happiness and satisfaction of our customers and excellence of our products.

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We believe a company's growth must simultaneously ensure the protection of the natural environment, allowing both to exist harmoniously.

Our community

Our company is comprised of unique individuals who make up the communities in which we live and work. We have an obligation to these communities, to help them thrive. Sharing our skills, energy and resources with those in need is beneficial for us all.


Our pledge is to work toward long-term sustainability and stewardship. We continually strive to be more innovative and creative in the ways we operate so that we are responsible advocates for the environment and minimize our environmental impact.


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