In 1964 the business originated when Chris Rossouw snr started farming alongside his father and in 1968 purchased his first farm. Since then the Rossouw family has built a successful and diversified medium-sized agricultural family business, with a strong presence in the three provinces of Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo in South Africa.
The groups’ operations spans across 3 businesses, being Rosle Boerdery (that is focussed on citrus farming for the export market), Africa Lawns (an instant lawn company accredited as the supplier for the 2010 FIFA World cup Soccer stadiums) and Rossgro Poultry which is more fully described in the rest of this presentation.
In 2007 the business was recognised by the Agricultural Writers Association of South Africa with the Farmer of the Year award The management team comprises Chris Rossouw snr and his sons:, Dr Adriaan Rossouw, Charles Rossouw, Chris Rossouw jnr. and Dr Naude Rousouw.