Solid base for further growth EACs two operating businesses hold prospects for further positive development over the next five years due to solid market positions and attractive organic and acquisitive growth opportunities. The overriding aim of the EAC Group is in the course of the coming years to develop its two businesses into strong and independent businesses.
Plumrose has very strong brand recognition, which is associated with quality, and holds the market leading position in processed meat. The track record is excellent with 25.8 per cent growth (CAGR unadjusted for inflation) over the past five years and average operating margins of 13.8 percent.
In March 2011 Plumrose completed the acquisition of Montserratina thus adding a leading Venezuelan producer of processed, cured meats and fresh sausages all product categories which Plumrose did not have in its product portfolio previously.
Santa Fe Group
The combined businesses operate under the highly recognised brands Santa Fe, WridgWays and Interdean. The Santa Fe Group holds a market leading position in Asia, Australia, Middle East and Europe with 121 offices in more than 50 countries and its services are also available through a global network of partners to the rest of the world.
The company has more than 3,150 employees and handles in excess of 100,000 relocations annually. The three entities share common business values with strong focus on customers, quality and results, and together they provide a broad range of service offerings within moving, value-added relocation and records management to corporate and individual clients.