A world class food manufacturer with Proudly South African roots, Pakco has been adding flavor and quality to consumers lives since 1948 and is a market leader in the manufacture of spices, condiments, instant meals and complementary products.

The company manufactures 8 brands with over 200 SKU’s, represented in more than 10 categories in store. Pakcos family of brands is renowned for reliability, ease of use, and a well loved, home cooked taste. Through ongoing research and product development, Pakco ensures that the latest International technology and trends are combined with local insights to keep products relevant and in high demand.

Pakco (Pty) Ltd. Is wholly owned by Renaissance Brands (Pty) Ltd., located in Durban, Kwazula Natal. Durban, which is home to one of Africa’s busiest ports, is where founder, Pakkiri Pillay, bottled his first batch of spiced pickle over 60 Years ago. The group manufactures, packs and distributes, dry-packed, bottled and tinned foods, both branded and private label. Pakco is committed to sustainable growth and development and the business meets South African Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) standards. As a community sensitive organization, socio economic development in line with national imperatives is a priority and the business is structured to assist previously disadvantaged groups and individuals while simultaneously improving its economic viability.

"Our Vision is to be the first-choice food manufacturer in Africa."


Our Mission

  • To innovate develop, manufacture and deliver quality consumer brands and products.
  • To provide a world-class food manufacturing resource to the global private label industry.
  • To provide consumers with a FMCG product range of international quality at competitive market prices.

Our Culture

Pakco’s culture promotes growth; by taking a socially responsible approach to doing business, Pakco fosters development both internally and in the communities in which it operates, building on a tradition of caring and giving with sustainable, strategic initiatives.

Leadership Team