What we strive for

About Molatek

As manufacturer and retailer of molasses-based animal feed to the ruminant industry, Molatek is currently one of the leading animal feed companies in South Africa. Our products are sold in Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland. Molatek has its own fully-equipped laboratory where raw materials, products and animal feed are analysed to ensure that these products meet the prescribed specifications.

Ruminant Nutrition

About Molatek

comprehensive range of animal feed

From Humble Beginnings

MOLATEK was established in 1984 as part of RCL FOODS’ Sugar & Milling division, then known as Tsb Suiker. The aim of the company was to add value to molasses produced from the sugar manufacturing process.

MOLATEK has grown and expanded to become one of the leading animal feed companies in South Africa. A comprehensive range of animal feed, developed for ruminants, is marketed across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Eswatini.


Our Core Strenghts

Here at MOLATEK, we play to our strengths. This means that we utilise the facilities on hand to ensure that our products continue to play an important role in growth, health and condition of our stock farmers’ animals through:

  • Scientific expertise in ruminant animal nutrition.
  • Best-in-class molasses and bagasse-based feed supplementation.
  • Technical support for farmers ensuring good relationships to drive demand through co-ops.
  • Measurable results.
  • On-going on-farm technical advice in respect of animal nutrition and farming practices.
  • Consistent quality.

What we strive for

Here at MOLATEK we take pride in manufacturing superior quality animal feed in line with the changing needs of stock farmers, producing animal feeds that give results, as well as providing excellent and relevant service to the agricultural community.


We are known for our passionate people, up to date systems and compositions for continued peak performance. Molatek will ensure that our products continue to play an important role in the growth, health and condition of our stock farmers’ animals.


Molatek has its own lab, well equipped to analyse raw materials and finished products to ensure that these products meet the prescribed rules and regulations, and are developed according to the latest scientific research and stock farming requirements.


True to our slogan, ‘partnering performance’, our highly qualified and experienced sales team is continuously trained in the latest nutritional developments with the knowledge and expertise to contribute substantially to the profitability at farm level.

MOLATEK is one of the animal feed brands in the RCL FOODS stable. RCL FOODS is one of the largest food manufacturers in South Africa.

To find out more about the other RCL FOODS Animal Feed brands click on the image below to visit their website:


MOLATEK is a member of the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association of South Africa (AFMA). This is the official industry representative body of the South African feed industry in the livestock feed sector and larger agricultural environment. Click on the image to visit their website


Mission Statement

MOLATEK’s mission is to be the preferred feed brand for ruminant farmers, instilling confidence and peace of mind through our knowledge and expertise. With continuous research in this specialized field, we develop cutting-edge feed products that promote the health of animals and enhance the profitability of stock farmers. Our scientifically formulated and comprehensive range of high-quality ruminant feeds, crafted from the finest raw materials, is complemented by exceptional technical advice on nutrition and best-in-class farming practices, bolstered by excellent customer service, all leading to optimal animal performance. Committed to meeting Act 36 of 1947 regulations and requirements, we continuously strive for improvement, while prioritizing the safety of our employees, ensuring they return home safely every day

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the foremost ruminant feed company in South Africa, trusted and preferred by farmers for our unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and cost-effective feeding solutions. We aim to continuously innovate and deliver products that not only optimize animal health and performance but also promote sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship. Our dedication to research and development ensures that we stay at the cutting edge of nutritional science, while fostering strong partnerships with our customers and suppliers to create a thriving and resilient livestock industry. As a company, we strive to be a catalyst for positive change and enhancing the well-being of both animals and people alike.

Our Values

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