About Rolfes Agri

Rolfes Agri (Pty) Ltd was established in 1998 as AgChem Africa (Pty) Ltd. In 2011 a 70% stake holding, and in 2015 the remainder of the stake holding was acquired by the Rolfes Group Ltd, a JSE listed Company. In December 2017, the Holding company’s name was adopted and the company’s name changed from AgChem Africa (Pty) Ltd to Rolfes Agri Ltd.

Being based in South Africa, a country with a vast variety of climatic regions, at Rolfes Agri (Pty) Ltd we understand the vast and changing variety of agricultural product requirements.

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Mission statement
At Rolfes Agri (Pty) Ltd, we are committed to maintain our purpose of developing, formulating and manufacturing innovative agricultural products of consistent high quality for both local and international markets. In doing so, Rolfes Agri (Pty) Ltd employ the latest technological advances - with due regard to environmental safety - to ensure that value is added to our products and the businesses of our customers. Our business ethics centre on honesty, transparency, and the ability to adapt to the ongoing changes in the market conditions, world climates and subsequently the needs of our customers.
Product Development
Rolfes Agri invests considerable time and energy in product development. Our innovative development team makes Rolfes Agri attractive to suppliers, distribution agents and toll manufacturers alike. In order to retain and expand this ability to develop and manufacture products, it will remain imperative for Rolfes Agri to identify and recruit dynamic and knowledgeable technical staff. The ability of these personnel to work in teams with diverse backgrounds has kept Rolfes Agri ahead of its competitors.

With inputs from dedicated analytical, independent registration consultants and its in-house expertise, Rolfes Agri has been able to streamline our product development to include all aspects of agricultural remedies, types of formulations and methods of manufacture.
Marketing Strategy
Rolfes Agri actively supports and services distribution networks on an exclusive basis. Marketing is aimed at supplying well-researched products to specific markets with a strong technical support back up.

South African client base
Rolfes Agri's own branded products are marketed locally, exclusively to a well-trained range of dealerships covering all the geographical regions throughout South Africa. This enables progressive below-the-line marketing directly to the agent. Exclusivity creates a positive environment for dealers to take ownership of products, assisted by a marketing team providing a comprehensive back-up service, which includes product training and maximum market visibility.

Rolfes Agri's unique and versatile manufacturing facility enables us to toll formulate products for a range of chemical distributors. This client base includes local as well as international companies in agriculture and related fields of business.

International marketing
Although a relatively young concern, Rolfes Agri's products are already established in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and South America. Rolfes Agri has close ties with leading multi-national companies and markets products abroad through joint ventures. Rolfes Agri is committed to excellent service to a range of markets, including assistance in obtaining local registrations, marketing and training.
Technical Expertise
Rolfes Agri has within the company a wealth of technical expertise to actively support all the products developed. A large portion of product formulation and development is conducted in-house.

Researchers at universities and research institutions also perform independent research and development on contract for Rolfes Agri. The technical team is in constant contact with the South African Department of Agriculture to ensure products being developed meets government approval, are environmentally safe and fits into an established integrated crop protection programme.
Quality and Compliance
What does ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 18001 Certification mean for Rolfes Agri?

As you all are aware, Rolfes Agri became ISO & OHSAS Certified in 2014 & 2015 respectably. Rolfes Agri is very proud and excited to announce that we achieved ISO 14001 certification in 2016.

By being ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 certified, Rolfes Agri ensures customers that as a company we will meet or exceed our customers’ expectations by continuously improving our processes, products & services carried out by fully trained people while treating customers with the necessary respect, courtesy, professionalism, efficiency & friendliness. We as Rolfes Agri are committed to environmental protection and prevention of pollution. As a leading industrial enterprise, at the forefront of technological innovation in manufacturing of agricultural remedies, Rolfes Agri recognises its responsibilities to the environment and is committed to the best environmental practice. We manufacture product that is not harmful to the environment and have a positive influence on the end market.

With the help of every single employee in the company it made the certification process a lot easier than expected. Team work & the willingness of everyone ensured that we always “say what we do, and do as we say”. This is the key to maintaining a working & continuously improving AQHSE (AgChem Quality Health Safety & Environment) System.

View our policy statements below:
OH & S Policy
Environmental Policy
Quality Policy

View our Certification below:
OH & S Certificate
ISO 9001 Certificate
ISO 14001
Rolfes Agri requires the service of Technical Marketing Managers in various areas of Africa.

The person should be able to perform the following tasks:
Provide technical advice to agents.
Provide Sales support to agents.
Enthusiastic Customer Service.
Prepare sales forecasts.
Arrange and perform demonstration trials.
Stay informed and consist over detailed.
Insight with regard to company products and services. Provide training to agents and market products effectively to agents.

Minimum requirements: Tertiary agricultural qualification and experience in a similar position.

Should be in possession of AVCASA en BASOS certificates. If not, it must be obtained within one year.

A market related, performance based remuneration package according to qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as fringe benefits.

Rolfes Group
Rolfes Agri is the formulation, manufacturing and marketing arm of all the agricultural remedies of the Rolfes Group.

Rolfes Agri is responsible for the largest portion of the group’s turnover.

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Rolfes Group manufactures and distributes a diverse range of market-leading, high-quality chemical and organic products to various industries. The Agricultural division develops, manufactures and distributes products that promote plant, root, and foliar health, soil nutrition, disease prevention and control and various other agricultural remedies. The Food division distributes imported and locally manufactured products to the food and beverage, bakery, dairy, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

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Physical Address

  • 288 Mundt Street, Waltloo, Pretoria


+27 (0) 12 803 8418

Contact Number

+27 (0) 12 803 0145

Postal Address

PO Box 589, Silverton, 0127