Our History
Established in 2005 and based in City Deep, Johannesburg; QK Group – one of South Africa’s largest meat exporters to Africa, the Middle East and Asia – employs over 1,000 people both directly and indirectly. It is one of South Africa’s largest meat producers of beef, lamb and pork, and services key customers domestically and internationally in retail, food service and manufacturing sectors.


As industry leaders, QK Group pioneered the launch and development of centrally packed meat in South Africa as part of a strategic partnership with the country’s leading premium food retailer.

QK Group provides quality assurance across a multitude of demands within the industry. The company is solutions driven and sets the standards in excellence. Sophisticated in its methods, safety and hygiene standards, QK Group has earned the trust of their customers, by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations, we convert customers into long term strategic partners of QK Group.


In addition to its three manufacturing operations in Johannesburg, QK Group also has significant presence in the commercial cold storage market with state-of-the-art operations in City Deep and Midrand trading as QK Coldstores.


QK Group has an unwavering commitment to maintaining the strictest quality standards in the industry and is the safe, reliable choice for cold storage solutions.



Our Commitments
We commit to provide reliability, credibility, traceability, accountability, customer care, utter professionalism and support through our dedicated management team.
We commit to provide value added services and dependability in our deliverables as demonstrated through our proven track record and efficient management of systems and procedures.
We commit to using a sustainable supply base that aligns with our GreenEthics policy.
We commit to providing excellence in all of our service offerings.
We commit to act in a manner that is responsible, not only to mankind but also to the environment.
We commit to empower our staff and communities through job and skills provision and by providing channels through which they can be heard.



The QK Group is an agri-food business operating across a wide spectrum of sectors and offering a vast range of products. As an organisation, we are dedicated to delivering the very best in both products and service. We pride ourselves on constantly meeting, and then exceeding, our customer’s expectations – which is why we set the standard.
Cold Storage
QK Coldstores
City Deep, Johannesburg
7,000 pallet spaces
QK Coldstores
Midrand, Gauteng
QK Coldstores
Endean Street 5, Gauteng
total of 125,000 pallet spaces
# 1 – QK Group
Niehaus street, Johannesburg South
# 2 – QK Meats SA
City Deep, Johannesburg
Niehaus street, Johannesburg South
Beef & lamb deboning and retail packing operation
# 3 – Q Farms
City Deep, Johannesburg
prepared meat products and crumbed products
# 4 – Q Pak
City Deep, Johannesburg
Endean Street 5 , Johannesburg
new frozen foods facility with Halaal certification specialising in the production of burgers, soups & sauces






As industry leaders, we have continuously received independent verification and endorsements from various bodies. These endorsements not only highlight our constant commitment to higher standards, but also inspire us to go beyond them.