AVI Limited (Public, JNB:AVI) is a South Africa-based consumer products company. The Company comprises trading subsidiaries that manufacture, process, market and distribute consumer products in the food, beverage, footwear, apparel and cosmetics sectors.
The Company operates in six segments:
Entice, which is engaged in sale of tea, coffee, creamer and chilled fruit juice, primarily in South Africa
Snackworx, which is engaged in sale of sweets and savory biscuits, and baked and fried potato and maize snacks, primarily in South Africa
Chilled and frozen Convenience Brands, which is engaged in marketing and distribution of seafood in local and international markets
Out of Home, which is engaged in supplying of coffee and beverage service solutions to the out-of home consumption market, including airports, hotels, caterers, restaurants and corporates
Fashion brands, which is engaged in providing personal care, footwear and apparel offerings
Corporate, which provides direction to its subsidiaries.
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