Ekuzeni (Pty) Ltd
- Ekuzeni is a Randfontein-based manufacturer/distributor of decorated sponge cakes (85% of total revenue), cold deserts & hot puddings (15% of total revenue)
- The business was established by two sisters in a 50:50 partnership in 2003. Since then, the business has grown from manufacturing ~300 cakes per day in a single facility to a capability of 12,000 to 20,000 cakes per day across three facilities (Randfontein, Durban & PE)
- The company supplies mainly the following formal retail customers:
–all regions except W Cape (~50:50 split between private label & Ekuzeni brand)
–all regions except W Cape (~70:30 split between private label & Ekuzeni brand)
–Gauteng/Limpopo & KZN (~50:50 split between private label & Ekuzeni brand). Supply to Massfresh is recent, and currently being rolled out nationally.
–Gauteng only (100% Ekuzeni brand).
–private/independent retail franchises