2003

2003

Grainvest Futures

RussellStone Group started off with companies within the trading sphere that still form part of our portfolio today

Grainvest Physicals

Trading company within RussellStone Group

2004

2004

Grainvest Farming

We produce some of the commodities we trade

2005

2005

BrokersBuddy

This was an IT company, but didn't quite fit into our portfolio - sold

Coalvest

Integrated commodity trading, logistics & mining group

Equity Derivative Investments

Dealt in foreign exchange - sold

2006

2006

RussellStone Fund Managers

Dealing in insurance and has stood the test of time

2007

2007

Ingogo Mills

Producer of superior maize meal and regional brand leader “Sutha Super”

Agri-Invest Feeds

Animal feed producer - sold

Agri-Invest Transport

Logistics company - sold

Agri-Invest Trading

Still exists and trading in grain commodities on a small scale

2008

2008

Pinelands Stud

Farm in Newcastle - in the process of being sold

Kunjaneni Full Fat

No longer operational - failure

Emvest

Farms - sold off

Granary

The group diversified into farming a range of staple and protein crops

2009

2009

Comdi

Grain trading and logistics - sold

2010

2010

In2Fresh

With South Africa’s strong horticultural sector, exporting fresh produce made sense. In2Fresh now exports 250 000 cartons of fresh fruit annually

2011

2011

RussellStone International

Another trading company, dealing in derivative trading

2012

2012

RussellStone Treasury

Foreign exchange and interest exposure are a constant concern in the business of trading. RST deals with foreign exchange and interest rate exposure

RussellStone Protein

A soya crushing plant, adding to our private equity and asset management portfolio

Southern Hemisphere Seeds

SHS is our progression towards the plant genetics industry

2013

2013

Elangeni Oil

Elangeni Oil was acquired and relocated to neighbour RussellStone Protein in order to capitalise on location and convenience

Grainvest Livestock

Livestock trading

Dalevest

Live agriculture information app

2014

2014

Grainvest Oil

Sunflower crushing plant

RussellStone Logistics

Logistical solutions

Stone House

Our home and head office

2015

2015

Kalahari Molopo Farms (Aus)

Sugar cane diversifying into Avo's

Smoke Master

Smoked cheese - transferred to Smoke & Wild

2016

2016

Willow Creek

Olive farm and olive products

IBIS Piggeries

Pork production

United Refineries Limited (Zim)

Oil refinery consumer good producer

Donnybrook Chickens (Aus)

Broiler farm

Griffon Air

Private charter plane

Sable House

Our property interest

Goulding RussellStone (GroundWorx - USA)

New acquisitions

Feather Hill

Conference, function and wedding venue

Smoke and Wild

Sourcing, processing and supplying meat products

2017

2017

Adler

Newly acquired piggery

Danbred Africa

RussellStone Investment Partners

Private equity

Rugani Carrot Juice

RICA Cold Meats

Varsity Bakery