SA’s biggest food producer, Tiger Brands, which is still battling the fallout from the 2018 listeriosis crisis, says it is focusing on its long-term growth potential, even after a battering from Covid-19 resulted in a plunge of almost three quarters in its annual profit.

The coming year will be critical for convincing the market that Tiger Brands has long-term growth potential, says CEO Noel Doyle. The group is looking for “more than just a bounce back from a pretty set of dismal results,” he said, but faces a constrained economic environment where it will be tough to pass on increased costs to consumers...

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