Our Story

M&L Distributors (Pty) Ltd is a fully integrated trading and logistics business.

Our global network comprises of producers of quality raw materials, skilled food technologists and best in class production facilities located across the globe.

This is supported by well managed shipping, warehousing, and distribution systems. This network allows us to be globally proactive and regionally aware to specific market demand.

Why Choose us?

Why Choose us?

  • Experienced and highly skilled 3rd generation family business
     
  • Extensive international supplier network developed over 60 years with strategic partners located in dedicated global hubs:
    • Hangzhou, China
    • Seoul, South Korea
    • Naples, Italy
    • Hamburg, Germany
    • London, UK
       
  • Proven track record of successfully launching FMCG brands
     
  • Dedicated private label / own label team that has been the originators of multiple private label categories

 

Industry assurance

Industry assurance

  • Strong and enduring strategic relationships with the South African retail trade developed over 60 years
     
  • Dedicated and well-seasoned team to handle food technology and quality assurance matters
     
  • Deep knowledge of South African food labelling legislation and compliance with all relevant labelling guidelines 
     
  • Strong focus on compliance and corporate governance. We have proactive and close working relationships with the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), South African Bureau of Standard (SABS), Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF).
GLOBAL LOGISTICS

GLOBAL LOGISTICS

  • Innovative with our fingers on the pulse allows us to catch trends in their infancy
     
  • Global logistics and supply chain expertise
     
  • Strong financial and accounting background with extensive experience of various financial instruments