Tongaat Hulett is an agriculture and agri-processing business that has a unique land conversion platform. By considering ‘best use’ land practices in creating value for all stakeholders, Tongaat Hulett works toward uplifting communities, improving farming production and systems, infrastructural development, land resource planning, conservation and land rehabilitation.
Tongaat Hulett has stewardship of strategic land holdings in the growth corridors of KwaZulu-Natal and has facilitated the conversion of this land into commercially beneficial uses.
Tongaat Hulett’s sugar mills in South Africa are supplied by more than 120 000ha of sugarcane land, of which some 34 percent is farmed by communal, small-scale farmers and land reform growers and just over seven percent is owned by the company. Tongaat Hulett is focused on creating stakeholder value through converting land within its portfolio to enable investors, developers, end users and authorities to access bankable, shovel-ready real estate investment projects that yield the best possible urban use.
WHO IS TONGAAT HULETT – AN OVERVIEW
Sugar | Starch | Land
Operations in Sugar, Starch and Land Development
A Johannesburg Stock-Exchange Listed Company
Operations in 6 SADC Countries
Total Staff Complement
A Leader in Agriculture, Agri-Processing, Land Management and Urban Development
OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS, 24 560 HECTARES OF NEW CANE HAVE BEEN PLANTED, PREDOMINANTLY IN COMMUNAL AREAS, FACILITATING AND, TO A SIGNIFICANT DEGREE, DRIVING RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFORMATION. AT THE SAME TIME, OVER THE SAME FIVE YEAR PERIOD, LESS THAN 500 HECTARES OF LAND HAVE BEEN CONVERTED FROM AGRICULTURE TO URBAN DEVELOPMENT TO FACILITATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW HOUSING, EMPLOYMENT, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF A GROWING METROPOLITAN CITY