The French company Newrest opens a new production plant [fr]
Newrest is a company that specializes in mass catering for the transport sector (aviation in particular) and communities. On October 24th 2013, it opened a new production plant close to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport, in the presence of Ambassador Barbier.
The new 8500 m² unit meets the latest international standards regarding health and safety and offers a production capacity of 15 000 meals per day. Moreover, the unit includes production lines dedicated to Halal and Kosher food.
The group has been present in South Africa since 2010. In 2013, it signed a partnership with the company Dnata from United Arab Emirates. The Dnata-Newrest joint venture employs 518 people in South Africa and produces 10 200 meals every day. It’s a leader on the market regarding to the number of airline companies (21) it supplies and ranks number two in revenue with 28% of market share (17,5M€ revenue).
Newrest is also present in 5 countries in the region (Angola, Ghana, Ouganda, Zambie, Madagascar) with a 46M€ revenue.