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19-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
02-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Quantum Foods shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement released on 20 September 2017 confirming that an outbreak of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (?AI?) had been confirmed at two commercial layer farms in the Western Cape. Shareholders were informed that as a preventative measure, management decided to depopulate two entire sites and not only the specific houses at which the AI was detected.



Despite this preventative action taken and substantial measures implemented to contain the further spread of the AI at our operations, AI was confirmed on 27 September and 30 September 2017 respectively, in some poultry houses on the remaining two sites of the Lemoenkloof commercial layer farm in the Western Cape. These two sites have been quarantined and will be depopulated in totality in an attempt to prevent the further spread of the disease.



The two sites represent 8% of the national egg supply of the Group, resulting in a total of 17% of the Group?s national egg supply now being affected by the AI. The Company is progressing with the re-introduction of current dormant assets in order to mitigate some of this lost egg production capacity. Some of these facilities will already be populated with layer hens before the end of October 2017. Shareholders will be informed of any further significant developments.
20-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Quantum Foods are hereby advised that Mr. Patrick Ernest Burton (?Patrick?), an independent non-executive director on the board of Quantum Foods has been appointed as the lead independent director of the Company with immediate effect.

20-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Quantum Foods shareholders are hereby informed that an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (?AI?) has been confirmed at two of its commercial layer farms in the Western Cape.



The outbreak has only been confirmed at two layer houses but as a preventative measure, management has decided to depopulate the two sites in totality. This affects 9% of the Group?s current national table egg supply. This outbreak occurred despite stringent bio-security measures in place at all Quantum Foods farms. Everything possible is being done to ensure that the outbreak is isolated and contained. The affected sites will be quarantined and depopulated. Egg production capacity which is currently not in use will be utilised to mitigate part of this loss of production.



Shareholders will be informed of any further significant developments.
18-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
At the annual general meeting of Quantum held on 24 February 2017 (?AGM?), shareholders approved, by way of a special resolution, the repurchase of ordinary shares of the Company, on the terms and conditions set out under the relevant special resolution in the notice of AGM. In terms of such special resolution, shareholders granted a general authority to the board of directors of Quantum (?Board?) to repurchase up to 20% of the issued ordinary share capital of Quantum.



Shareholders are hereby advised that, during the period commencing on 20 March 2017 to 15 September 2017, Quantum has repurchased an aggregate of 6 914 494 ordinary shares, representing 3% of the issued ordinary share capital of Quantum Foods as at the date on which the authority to repurchase the ordinary shares was granted. The aforementioned ordinary shares were repurchased for an aggregate value of R21 093 920, funded out of the Company?s available cash resources.
25-May-2017
(C)
Revenue for the interim period increased to R2.0 billion (2016: R1.8 billion). Gross profit was higher at R375.3 million (2016: R312.4 million). Operating profit dropped to R42.3 million (2016: R76.5 million). Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent declined to R32.1 million (2016: R60.7 million). In addition headline earnings per share came down to 12.4 cents per share (2016: 14.8 cents per share).



Dividend

No dividend has been declared for the six months ended 31 March 2017 (no dividend was declared for the six months ended 31 March 2016). The board evaluates the group's ability to declare and pay dividends on an annual basis.



Company prospects

The remainder of the 2017 financial year will be characterised by comparably lower raw material costs for the South African operations of the group. This should benefit especially the Eggs segment where an increase in margins ought to result from the decline in feed costs. The Feeds and Farming segments are expected to remain stable profit contributors to the group as the benefit of reduced input costs will not have a significant impact on profitability. For the group's other African operations, input cost relief is also expected following the anticipated improvement of crops harvested. In order to realise the benefit of these tailwinds, a relentless focus on efficiencies and cost management will remain a key focus area for the second half of the year.



24-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that Mr WA Hanekom (an independent non- executive director) has been appointed as a member of the Quantum Foods Social and Ethics Committee with immediate effect, with Mr JJ Murray (a Prescribed Officer) hereafter no longer serving on the Quantum Foods Social and Ethics Committee.
12-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that in respect of the six months ended 31 March 2017, the company expects headline earnings per share of between 11.2 cents and 14.2 cents, being a decrease of between 4% and 24% compared to the headline earnings of 14.8 cents per share for the previous corresponding period.



Shareholders are further advised that in respect of the six months ended 31 March 2017, the company expects earnings per share of between 11.2 cents and 16.4 cents, being a decrease of between 37% and 57% compared to the earnings of 26.0 cents per share for the previous corresponding period. Included in earnings per share for the comparative period is profit on the sale of assets, mostly the Hartbeespoort abattoir, which resulted in an increase in earnings per share of 11.3 cents for that period.



The results for the six months ended 31 March 2017 have been affected by:

*Improved earnings from the South African operations supported by a growth in external feed sales volumes and an improved performance from the farming segment. Earnings from the farming segment is determined by volumes and farming production efficiencies with very limited exposure to market prices.

*Reduced earnings from African operations where drought conditions negatively affected the cost of raw materials, leading to increased production costs and a further compression of margins in the constrained consumer environment. Earnings from Mozambique were further affected by increased layer hen mortality during a period of extreme weather conditions.



The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company?s auditors. Quantum Foods? financial results for the six month period ended 31 March 2017 are expected to be released on SENS on or about Thursday 25 May 2017.
24-Feb-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that at the annual general meeting(?AGM?) of the Company held on 24 February 2017 at Nantes Estate, Paarl, Western Cape, the resolutions were passed by the requisite majorities of Quantum Foods shareholders as set out below (Ordinary Resolution Number 7 was withdrawn prior to the AGM).
21-Dec-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement published by the company on 15 December 2016 (?Announcement?) in terms of which shareholders were advised that the company has distributed its annual report and the notice of annual general meeting (?Notice of AGM?).



Further to the publication of the aforementioned SENS announcement and the distribution of the Notice of AGM, shareholders are hereby advised that it has come to the attention of the company that Ordinary Resolution number 7 on the proxy form was erroneously stated as ?Ordinary Resolution number 7: General authority to repurchase shares? instead of ?Ordinary Resolution number 7: General authority to issue shares for cash?.



For the avoidance of doubt, Quantum shareholders are therefore advised that a revised proxy form will be sent to all shareholders on 23 December 2016.



The revised proxy form will be available as from the date of this announcement on the company?s website at www.quantumfoods.co.za.
15-Dec-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the 2016 summary consolidated annual financial statements of the company for the year ended 30 September 2016 and incorporating the notice of annual general meeting (?AGM?) (?Abridged Report?), has been posted to shareholders today, 15 December 2016, and contains no modifications to the audited results which were announced on SENS on Thursday, 24 November 2016.



The Abridged Report, incorporating a proxy form is available for download on the company?s website at quantumfoods.co.za/shareholder-notices/ or can be mailed to shareholders on request.



The integrated annual report (?Integrated Report?) and the full annual financial statements (?AFS?) will be available as from 15 December 2016 for download on the company?s website at quantumfoods.co.za/annual-reports/ or can be mailed to shareholders on request from Monday, 16 January 2017.



Notice of AGM

Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Quantum Foods will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 24 February 2017, at Nantes Estate, R45 Noorderpaarl, Paarl to transact the business as set out in the notice of AGM contained in the Abridged Report. The date on which shareholders must be recorded as such in the share register to be eligible to attend and vote at the AGM is Friday, 17 February 2017, with the last day to trade being Tuesday, 14 February 2017.



24-Nov-2016
(C)
Revenue for the year increased to R3.9 billion (2015: R3.5 billion). Gross profit was higher at R688.9 million (2015: R604.2 million) while operating profit lowered to R124.3 million (2015: R164.1 million). Profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent decreased to R91.4 million (2015: R126.9 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share dropped to 28 cents per share (2015: 54 cents per share).



Dividend

A gross dividend of 6 cents per share has been approved and declared by the board for the year ended 30 September 2016 from income reserves.



Prospects

Protein consumption is largely driven by an increase in per capita income, as well as by higher levels of urbanisation. Although the latter continues in South Africa, per capita income declined in recent years. This is reflected in weakened consumer demand, and will continue to put pressure on the Group's profitability, particularly if there is no decrease in the cost of raw materials. To mitigate this risk, Quantum Foods will continue to focus on efficiencies in farms and factories. Optimal procurement of raw materials will remain a priority.



The focus created by combining broiler and layer farming at executive level has proven successful, and has enabled the egg business to concentrate on processing and commercial performance.



The feed business remains the backbone of Quantum Foods. Quantum Foods will continue to invest in organic and acquisitive growth opportunities as they arise. Africa faces a negative, medium-term outlook due to the slowdown in global commodity prices as well as the drought in Southern Africa. Despite this, Quantum Foods believes that this current situation will turn around and that the Group is well positioned to gain benefits from the recent investments in Zambia, Uganda and Mozambique. The Group will continue to consider opportunities on the African continent, focusing on the feed and egg value chains.

14-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
12-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement released by the company on 26 April 2016 (?Announcement?), advising Shareholders that Quantum Foods Mozambique, S.A, being a wholly- owned subsidiary of the company (?Purchaser?), had entered into a sale of business agreement with Galovos Limitada (?Seller?), in terms of which the Purchaser will purchase the Galovos business from the Seller, which business is conducted as a going concern in Mozambique (?Business?) and relates to the producing and selling of commercial eggs in the Mozambican market (?Transaction?).



The company announces that all the conditions precedent to the Transaction, as set out in the Announcement, have been fulfilled and that implementation of the Transaction will, accordingly, now proceed with effect from 19 September 2016.



25-May-2016
(C)
Revenue for the interim period grew to R1.8 billion (R1.7 billion). Gross profit was higher at R312.4 million (R278.8 million). Operating profit decreased to R76.5 million (R82.3 million). Profit for the period attributable to owners lowered to R60.7 million (R62.2 million). In addition, headline earnings per share took a knock to 14.8cps (26.3cps).



Dividend

No dividend has been declared for the six months ended 31 March 2016. The Group does not yet have a formal dividend policy. The Board will assess the ability to declare and pay dividends on an annual basis.



Prospects

The remainder of the 2016 financial year is expected to be characterised by continuing high raw material costs. Quantum Foods expects the feed and broiler businesses to remain stable contributors to the results of the Group. The egg business is expected to remain under severe pressure, due to both the current industry challenges as well as the lead time for significant improvement in the farm performances of the Group.



In the rest of Africa, conditions will remain difficult due to exchange rate volatility and the slowing of the Zambian economy, but Quantum Foods looks forward to positive contributions from the completed expansions during the last three months of this financial year.
05-May-2016
(Official Notice)
Further to the initial trading statement released on SENS dated 24 March 2016, shareholders are advised that in respect of the six month period ended 31 March 2016, the company expects headline earnings per share of between 13.7 cents and 16.3 cents, being a decrease of between 38% and 48% compared to the headline earnings of 26.3 cents per share for the previous corresponding period.



Shareholders are further advised that in respect of the six month period ended 31 March 2016, the company expects basic earnings per share of between 24.6 cents and 27.2 cents, being a (decrease) / increase of between (8%) and 2% when compared to the basic earnings per share of 26.7 cents in the previous corresponding period.



Quantum Foods? financial results for the six month period ended 31 March 2016 are expected to be released on SENS on or about Thursday, 26 May 2016.
26-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
24-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
19-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that at the annual general meeting of the company held today, 19 February 2016 at Nantes Estate, Paarl, Western Cape (?AGM?), all of the resolutions were passed by the requisite majority of Quantum Foods shareholders.





25-Jan-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement dated 28 September 2015 and the renewal of the cautionary announcements dated 9 November 2015 and 22 December 2015. Shareholders are hereby advised that the negotiations were not successfully concluded. Accordingly, caution is no longer required to be exercised by shareholders when dealing in the Company?s securities.
15-Jan-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released by the company on SENS on 16 September 2015 (?Announcement?), advising Shareholders that Quantum Foods Proprietary Limited, being a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company (?Purchasers?), had entered into an agreement with Olifantskop Feeds Proprietary Limited (?Seller?), in terms of which the Purchaser will acquire the Olifantskop Feeds Business located in Paterson, Eastern Cape Province (?Business?), as a going concern, which Business relates to the producing of animal feed and supplying same to livestock farmers in the Eastern Cape (?Transaction?).



Shareholders are hereby advised that all of the conditions precedent to the Transaction, as set out in the Announcement, have been fulfilled and accordingly the Transaction is now unconditional.



22-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the 2015 summary consolidated annual financial statements of the Company for the year ended 30 September 2015 and incorporating the notice of annual general meeting (?AGM?) (?Abridged Report?), has been posted to shareholders today, 22 December 2015, and contains no modifications to the audited results which were announced on SENS on Thursday, 26 November 2015.



The Abridged Report, incorporating a proxy form is available for download on the Company?s website at www.quantumfoods.co.za or can be mailed to shareholders on request. Should you require a printed copy of the Abridged Report, please contact Veronica Basson at info@quantumfoods.co.za or Ntokozo Ndlovu at Ntokozo.Ndlovu@quantumfoods.co.za to request a copy.



The integrated annual report (?Integrated Report?) and the full annual financial statements (?AFS?) will be available as from 22 December 2015 for download on the Company?s website at www.quantumfoods.co.za or can be mailed to shareholders on request from Monday, 18 January 2016. Should you require a printed copy of the Integrated Report, please contact Veronica Basson at info@quantumfoods.co.za or Ntokozo Ndlovu at Ntokozo.Ndlovu@quantumfoods.co.za to request a copy.



Notice of AGM

Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Quantum Foods will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 19 February 2016, at Nantes Estate, R45 Noorderpaarl, Paarl to transact the business as set out in the notice of AGM contained in the Abridged Report.



The date on which shareholders must be recorded as such in the share register to be eligible to attend and vote at the AGM is Friday, 12 February 2016, with the last day to trade being Friday, 5 February 2016.
22-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcements dated 28 September 2015 and 9 November 2015 and are advised that the Company is still in negotiations, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the Company?s securities. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the Company?s securities until a full announcement is made.

26-Nov-2015
(C)
Revenue for the year ended 30 September 2015 came in lower at R3.5 billion (R3.6 billion), while gross profit increased to R604.2 million (R578.3 million). Operating profit came in at R164.1 million (loss of R20.9 million). Profit for the year attributable to owners was recorded at R126.9 million (loss of R8.5 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share was higher at 54cps (11cps).



Dividend

A final dividend of 10 cents per ordinary share has been declared for the year, on 23 November 2015.



Prospects

The South African economy remains under pressure due to a weakening currency and muted consumer spending. While trading conditions were favourable for Quantum during the 2015 financial year, we expect high input costs coupled with a weak economy to put pressure on the Group?s profitability in 2016.



Due to the repositioning of the Group, some of these risks have now been mitigated. This, together with various supply chain and cost-saving initiatives, the continued relentless focus on efficiencies and further growth prospects in the feeds, layer livestock and businesses on the African continent, should assist the Group in navigating the anticipated headwinds successfully.
24-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
In compliance with rule 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., and to enhance good corporate governance in line with the principles of the King Code on Corporate Governance for South Africa, shareholders of the Company are hereby advised of the following changes to the Company?s Remuneration Committee with effect from 23 November 2015: Mr Andre Hanekom (?Mr Hanekom?) has resigned as Chairman of the Company?s Remuneration and Human Capital Committee(?the Committee?). Mr Hanekom will, however, continue to serve as a member of the Committee; and Mr Patrick Burton has been appointed as the Chairman of the Company?s Remuneration Committee.
09-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement dated 28 September 2015 and are advised that the company is still in negotiations, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the company?s securities. Accordingly shareholders are advised to continue exercising caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a full announcement is made.

06-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
In terms of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., a listed company is required to issue a trading statement once it is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20% from the financial results for the previous corresponding period.



Further to the initial trading statement released on SENS dated 16 September 2015, shareholders are advised that in respect of the year ended 30 September 2015 the Company expects headline earnings per share of between 52.86 cents and 55.10 cents, being an increase of between 374% and 394% compared to the headline earnings of 11.16 cents per share for the previous financial year ended 30 September 2014.



Shareholders are further advised that in respect of the year ended 30 September 2015 the Company is expecting to announce basic earnings per share of between 54.05 cents and 54.77 cents, being an increase of between 1585% and 1605% compared to the basic loss of 3.64 cents per share for the previous financial year ended 30 September 2014.



The earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the previous corresponding period set out above were based on Quantum Foods? actual number of shares in issue on the date of listing on the JSE on 6 October 2014, being 233 248 590 shares.



Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement dated 7 October 2015, in which shareholders were advised of the disposal of the Tydstroom abattoir business in Hartebeespoort, Gauteng (?the Transaction?). Shareholders were advised that all of the conditions precedent to the Transaction have been fulfilled and accordingly the Transaction is now unconditional. The effective date of the Transaction occurred after the financial year-end, therefore the impact of the profit of the Transaction has not been taken into account in calculating the earnings per share and the headline earnings per share of the Company for the year ended 30 September 2015 as set out above.



The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the Company?s auditors. Quantum Foods? financial results for the year ended 30 September 2015 are expected to be released on SENS on or about Thursday, 26 November 2015.
07-Oct-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released by the Company on SENS on 11 May 2015 (the Announcement), advising shareholders that the Company and Quantum Foods Pty Ltd, being a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (collectively the Sellers), have entered into an agreement with Sovereign Food Investments Limited and Crown Chickens Pty Ltd, in terms of which the Sellers disposed of the Tydstroom abbatoir business in Hartebeespoort, Gauteng (the Business), as a going concern, which Business relates to the slaughtering and processing of broilers for human consumption (the Transaction).



Shareholders are hereby advised that all of the conditions precedent to the Transaction, as set out in the Announcement, have been fulfilled and accordingly the Transaction is now unconditional.

28-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Company has entered into negotiations, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the Company?s securities.



Accordingly, shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the Company?s securities until a full announcement is made.
16-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
16-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
25-May-2015
(C)
These are the company's maiden interim results. Revenue of R1.7 billion was recorded whilst gross profit was R278.8 million. Operating profit came in at R82.3 million. Profit attributable to owners of R62.2 million. Furthermore, headline earnings per share was 26.3cps.



Dividend

No dividend has been declared for the six months ended 31 March 2015. The Group does not yet have a formal dividend policy and the Board will assess the ability to declare and pay dividends on an annual basis.



Prospects

The outlook for the South African economy remains challenging. Low economic growth, instability in electricity supply and higher inflation prevail in an environment that has a continual negative impact on consumer spending. Maize costs have recently increased due to the drought in the early part of 2015. The weakened rand also has a negative impact on input costs.



Due to the repositioning of the Group, some of these risks have now been mitigated. The various supply chain and cost- saving initiatives, as well as a relentless focus on efficiencies, should assist the Group in navigating through a more challenging period.
21-May-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcements released by the Company on 20 February 2015 and 30 April 2015 respectively, relating to changes to the board and board committees of the Company.



In compliance with paragraph 3.59(c) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., shareholders of the Company are hereby advised that, with effect from 18 May 2015, Mr Patrick Ernest Burton, currently an independent non-executive director of the Company and a member of the audit and risk committee of the Company, has been appointed as the chairman of the audit and risk committee of the Company.
11-May-2015
(Official Notice)
05-May-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the trading statement of the company released on SENS on 26 March 2015.



Shareholders are hereby advised that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the earnings per share of the company for the six month period ended 31 March 2015 is expected to be between 26.1 and 27.2 cents per share (2014: 5.7 cents loss per share), being an increase of between 556% and 576% from the previous corresponding period. Shareholders are further advised that the headline earnings per share of the company for the six month period ended 31 March 2015 is expected to be between 25.3 and 27.2 cents per share (2014: 9.3 cents per share), being an increase of between 172% and 192% from the previous corresponding period.



For purposes of the financial results for the previous corresponding period, shareholders are referred to Annexure 3 of the Quantum pre-listing statement issued on 18 September 2014 for details of the carve-out financial results for the 6 month period ended 31 March 2014. The earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the previous corresponding period set out above were based on Quantum? actual number of shares in issue on the date of listing on the JSE on 6 October 2014, being 233 248 590 shares.



Quantum?s financial results for the 6 month period ended 31 March 2015 are expected to be released on SENS on or about Monday, 25 May 2015.
30-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of the company are hereby advised of the following changes to the board and board committees of the company, with effect from 28 April 2015:

* Mr Geoffrey George Fortuin has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and as a member of the audit and risk committee.

* Mr Norman Celliers has resigned as the chairman of the board, but will continue to serve the company as a non- executive director.

* Mr Andre Hanekom, currently an independent non-executive director, has been appointed as the chairman of the board and has resigned as a member of the audit and risk committee.

* Prof Mohammad Karaan, currently an independent non-executive director, has been appointed as a member of the audit and risk committee.
26-Mar-2015
(Official Notice)
20-Feb-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that at the annual general meeting of the company held at 09:00 today, 20 February 2015, at Kleinevalleij Estate, towards Bainskloof, R301, Wellington (?Annual General Meeting?), all of the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, save for ordinary resolutions numbers 3, 5 and 9 (which resolutions were withdrawn), were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by Quantum shareholders present or represented by proxy.



Withdrawal of ordinary resolution number 3, 5 and 9

Shareholders are further advised that ordinary resolution number 3, relating to the general authority to issue shares for cash, was withdrawn as a result of concerns raised by certain shareholders regarding the dilution of their shareholding.



Furthermore, ordinary resolutions numbers 5 and 9, relating to the re-election and confirmation of Mr Lambert Phillips Retief (?Mr Retief?) as a director and as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the company respectively, have also been withdrawn by virtue of the fact that Mr Retief has resigned as the lead independent non-executive director of the company with effect from 19 February 2015. Shareholders are accordingly hereby advised of Mr Retief?s resignation in terms of paragraph 3.59(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd.
15-Dec-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the 2014 summary consolidated annual financial statements of the Company for the year ended 30 September 2014 and incorporating the notice of annual general meeting ("AGM") ("Abridged Report"), has been posted to shareholders on 15 December 2014, and contains no modifications to the audited results which were announced on SENS on Monday, 24 November 2014.



The Abridged Report, incorporating a proxy form is available for download on the Company?s website at www.quantumfoods.co.za or can be mailed to shareholders on request. Should you require a printed copy of the Abridged Report, please contact Veronica Basson at info@quantumfoods.co.za or Ntokozo Ndlovu at Ntokozo.Ndlovu@quantumfoods.co.za to request a copy. The integrated annual report (?Integrated Report?) and the full annual financial statements (?AFS?) will be available as from Wednesday 17 December 2014 for download on the Company?s website at www.quantumfoods.co.za or can be mailed to shareholders on request from Monday, 19 January 2015. Should you require a printed copy of the Integrated Report and/or the AFS, please contact Veronica Basson at info@quantumfoods.co.za or Ntokozo Ndlovu at Ntokozo.Ndlovu@quantumfoods.co.za to request a copy.



Notice of AGM

Notice was given that the AGM of Quantum will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 20 February 2015, at Kleinevalleij Estate, towards Bainskloof, R301, Wellington to transact the business as set out in the notice of AGM contained in the Abridged Report. The date on which shareholders must be recorded as such in the share register to be eligible to attend and vote at the AGM is Friday, 13 February 2015, with the last day to trade being Friday, 6 February 2015.
24-Nov-2014
(C)
The following results are the company's maiden final results. Revenue was R3.6 billion and gross profit came in at R578.3 million. An operating loss of R20.9 million was recorded. Loss for the year attributable to owners was R8.5 million. Furthermore, headline earnings per share were 11cps.



Dividend

No dividend has been declared for the year ended 30 September 2014. The Group does not yet have a formal dividend policy, and the board will assess the ability to declare and pay dividends on an annual basis.



Prospects

The outlook for the South African economy remains challenging. Low economic growth, higher inflation and labour unrest prevail in an environment that has a continual negative impact on consumer spending. That said, the current tariff regime for imported broiler meat, expected lower supply of eggs, the improvement in world supply of critical raw materials for animal feed manufacturing and continued focus on improved efficiency bode well for the year ahead.
06-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to Annexure 1 of the Quantum pre- listing statement issued on 18 September 2014 ("the Pre-Listing Statement") for details of the carve-out financial results of Quantum for the year ended 30 September 2013 ("Carve-out Historical Financials"). The Carve-out Historical Financials should be read together with the pro-forma financial information of Quantum Foods set out in Annexure 5 of the Pre-listing Statement ("the Pro Forma Financials").



The Pro Forma Financials are based on the Carve-out Historical Financials and have been adjusted for the following items:

* the intergroup loan account of R1.3 billion payable to Pioneer Food Group Ltd. ("Pioneer Foods") was capitalised in net invested equity on 1 October 2012 for purposes of the statement of comprehensive income and on 30 September 2013 for purposes of the statement of financial position;

* interest income earned on intergroup loans to subsidiaries of R8.5 million and finance costs incurred on the intergroup loan payable to Pioneer Foods of R94.7 million were reversed; and

* the headline earnings per share and earnings per share were based on the actual number of shares in issue of Quantum at 30 September 2014, being 233 284 332 shares.



Quantum management are of the view that the Pro Forma Financials should be the most appropriate basis for comparison with the financial results for the year ended 30 September 2014.



Accordingly, shareholders are advised that in respect of the year ended 30 September 2014 the Company is expecting to announce headline earnings per share of between 10.4 cents and 12.0 cents, being an increase of between 230% and 250% compared to the headline loss of 8 cents per share in the Pro Forma Financials and being an increase of between 131% and 135% compared to the headline loss of 34 cents per share in the Carve-out Historical Financials.



Shareholders are further advised that in respect of the year ended 30 September 2014 the Company is expecting to announce basic loss per share of between 1 cents and 6 cents, being an increase of between 94% and 99% compared to the basic loss of 96 cents per share in the Pro Forma Financials and being an increase of between 95% and 99% compared to the basic loss of 123 cents per share in the Carve- out Historical Financials.



Quantum' financial results for the year ended 30 September 2014 are expected to be released on SENS on or about Monday, 24 November 2014.
07-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Quantum were advised that Mr Phildon Martin Roux has resigned as a director of the Company with effect from 7 October 2014, as was contemplated in the pre-listing statement of the Company dated 18 September 2014.
03-Oct-2014
(X)
Quantum was established as a division within the Pioneer Food Group Ltd. ("Pioneer Foods") group of companies ("Pioneer Foods Group") as a means to guarantee bran off-take from the Pioneer Foods Group's wheat mill businesses, whereafter Quantum operated as a self-contained business within Pioneer Foods.



Over time, Quantum developed into a fully integrated primary agricultural business that now operates in the following four focus areas:

* animal feeds;

* eggs and layer livestock;

* broilers; and

* related businesses on the African continent outside South Africa.


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