Brito’s Group is a vertically integrated company, which strives to offer its retail and wholesale clients optimal value through controlling its entire supply chain – from the importing of raw materials to the retailing of the finished product directly to the end consumer.


Founded in 1989 by the owner and CEO, Mr. John de Brito da Silva, and later joined by his brother, Fernando da Silva, in 1993, the Brito’s Group of Companies has since evolved from a modest manufacturing operation to a leader in South African food distribution, manufacturing, and retail industry.

Brito’s Group’s headquarters are located in Cape Town, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, and we operate from two manufacturing facilities: a 10 000 m2 premises situated in Kaymor Industria, Bellville, and a 25 000 m2 premises situated in Brackengate Industria, Brackenfell. The Brito’s Group has a current staff complement in excess of 1 000.

The Brito’s Group of Companies annually imports in excess of 100 000 mt of frozen poultry, mutton, beef, pork, venison, frozen vegetables, soya vegetable proteins, hog casings, pasta, and seafood.

To complement our 8500 mt cold storage facility, Brito’s also has a seperate 1 500 mt low-temperature cold store to enable fast and efficient dispatch to our Brito’s Meat Centres and wholesale clients.

Our import requirements are supplemented by the sourcing of an additional 30 000 mt of fresh beef, pork, lamb, poultry, and vegetables from our network of national producers.


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Export PackersBrito’s is a world-class organisation renowned for its strict adherence to quality standards across all product categories. Internationally, the reputation of the Brito’s staff is one of unwavering commitment to timeliness of delivery and professional business practices. I count them among one of my top partners globally.

Boris Laic
Vice President, Trading Division, Export Packers Co. Ltd. Canada


Stanley GibsonBrito’s is my dearest customer in South Africa – all has to do with the promptitude, seriousness, and professionality shown all over the years by people working there.

Roberta Groot
Stanley Gibson. Netherlands


TonniesSince 2009, we are working with Brito’s and till today we have a very good and long-term business relation. We never had any problem with Brito’s during the business, also not with any payment or something else. We are looking forward to future good business relation for the South African market.

Jennifer Grote
International Sales, Tönnies Lebensmittel GmbH & Co. KG. Germany


ProfoodsBrito’s has been our customer for the last seven years. Since we started our cooperation with Brito’s, our monthly volumes have constantly grown and we appreciate the reliability and fairness of Brito’s in all matters! Payments and commitment to agreements is never a problem with Brito’s! We are very pleased to call Brito’s our customer and the cooperation with them is a true partnership, regardless good or difficult market situations.

Philipp Rhode
Director Sales/ Purchases Pork, Beef, Poultry. Asian Markets


HakanWe would like to congratulate Brito’s to have created such efficient infrastructure in an emerging economy with impeccable reputation and integrity. We at Hakan Agro are privileged to be having Brito’s as partner since 2007, and we looking forward to doing more together.

Paulo Rossi
Director, Hakan Agro, Dubai



Brito’s undergoes annual FSA (Food & Safety) audits conducted by Intertek.  Both our processing and cold store facilities are ZA approved.  We are also a ‘Veterinary Approved PPP Facility’ and undergo monthly VPN42 audits.


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