“To enhance our reputation as the leader and preferred trading partner of
agricultural Commodities through specialist knowledge, service excellence and integrity,
for the benefit of all stakeholders.”

Company History and Profile

F.R. Waring was founded in 1929 and has thus been actively trading for more than 75 years. The original aims and objectives of the company were to trade and broke agricultural produce on the local South African market. In the 1930’s the establishment of various agricultural marketing boards and the resultant single-channel marketing systems greatly restricted the local trade with the focus of F.R. Waring then turning to the import and export markets, with specific…
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F.R. Waring today

From 1990 onwards, with the deregulation of the South African agricultural sector, the domestic market opened up again and the focus of the business switched to re-establishing the company as a major domestic player specifically in the local oilseed market at the same time maintaining its position in the market for oils and fats, both domestically and internationally.The geographical footprint of the company now covers both Southern and East Africa and its activities, as well as trading and distribution, also comprise infrastructure…
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Quality Management

F R Waring’s policy for quality service is to ensure that clear objectives and goals have been set in place for all staff who manage, perform and verify work affecting quality of service. These objectives and goals and their attainment shall at all times be measurable to enable the company to keep abreast of market requirements and changes in technology…
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A critical element of FR Waring’s success is it’s people and their personal commitment, skills, knowledge and experience within their various fields. F.R. Waring employs a network of professionals fully versed in international trade. The successful recruitment and ongoing development of personnel is critical to FR Waring’s ability to provide a world class service to it’s customers and counter parties….
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oils and fats

Oils and Fats

The vegetable oil and fats division of FR Waring was established in the early 1980’s with a view to sourcing, marketing and distributing a broad range of both bulk edible and inedible oils, fats and derivative products within South Africa and the region…
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