Dalcrue Agricultural Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Dalcrue Agricultural Holding Limited (“DAH or Dalcrue”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tibiyo Taka Ngwane (“Tibiyo”) incorporated in Eswatini in the year 1999. The company was established with the primary aim of taking over the agri-business operations of Tibiyo Taka Ngwane. Currently, the company comprises six diverse business units - dairy production, livestock, sugar cane, milling, crop production and forestry plantations.

Sivunga Sugar Project

Sivunga Sugar Project is a wholly owned sugar estate of Tibiyo and is managed by Ubombo Sugar Limited. It consists of four farms measuring approximately 2 600 hectares in total which are 100% under irrigation.

Sihhoye Sugar Project

Sihhoye Sugar Project is a wholly owned sugar cane project of Tibiyo, under the management of Mhlume Swaziland Sugar Company. The estate covers about 165 hectares of irrigated sugar cane which is delivered to the Mhlume Sugar Mill.

Inyoni Yami Eswatini Irrigation Scheme (IYSIS)

Inyoni Yami Eswatini Irrigation Scheme (IYSIS) is a partnership between Tibiyo (50%) and RESC (50%). It is engaged primarily in the cultivation of sugar cane, livestock rearing and hospitality operations. The cultivation of sugar cane, which is the single largest contributor to IYSIS's earnings, is conducted via a partnership with MSCo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RESC. There are around 110 employees across the company's activities.

IYSIS is engaged in several revenue-generating activities:

  • Cane growing
  • Cattle and game farming
  • Hospitality
  • Rented farms

Ubombo Sugar Limited & its Subsidiaries

Ubombo Sugar Limited and its subsidiaries is owned by Illovo (60%) and Tibiyo Taka Ngwane (40%). It is the oldest miller-cum-grower in the Kingdom, established in the late 1950’s.

The principal activity of the company is growing and milling of sugar cane from which it produces about 200 000 tonnes of raw and refined sugar. It is one of the major players in the sugar industry in Eswatini. The company employs more than 2,600 people (permanent and seasonal staff).

Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation (RES)

The Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation is a miller-cum-grower, located in the Kingdom's sugar-producing Lowveld. It employs 3,500 people (including seasonal employees) and produces two-thirds of the country’s sugar and a significant quantity of ethanol. Tibiyo Taka Ngwane owns 53.1% shares in this Eswatini Stock Exchange (SSX)-listed company, one of the country's biggest corporate entities. The rest of the shares are owned by the Government of Eswatini (6.5%) RCL Foods (29.1%), Nigerian Government (10%) and individual shareholders (1.3%).