Tiger Brands reopens Enterprise processing plant
The reopening of the plant will see the return to the shelves of its ready-to-cook products such as chilled processed meats including polony and Russian sausages
Listed packaged goods company Tiger Brands — owner of the Enterprise, Bokkie and Oros brands — said on Friday it had reopened its Enterprise Foods factory in Germiston, with another facility in Polokwane likely to reopen in November. The reopening of the plant will see the return to the shelves of its ready-to-cook products such as bacon and sausages since health minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced in March that there was a strain of listeria at Tiger Brands’ Polokwane processed meat factory. Following the announcement, Tiger Brands recalled Enterprise ready-to-eat meat products and closed four meat-processing facilities.
“This is a significant step for Enterprise Foods and we are excited to be re-entering the market. This is the first step in bringing back our Enterprise products and we will be providing our consumers with assurance of product safety through our on-pack seven-step farm-to-table quality check process,” Mary-Jane Morifi, Tiger Brands chief corporate affairs off...