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Our Business


A culture of caring

We are a part of the community and community is like family. We strive to give you the highest quality produce, the freshest meats, and granny-approved baked goods, all at the right price, every day.

Corporate

Our 6 distribution centres, servicing over 850 stores, allow us to offer our communities exactly what they need at just the right price.  

From our fresh produce to our meat and baked goods, we constantly strive to source the best quality products at affordable prices.  After all, you’re a part of our SPAR family and family deserve the best. 

History

In the 1960’s with the emergence of grocery chains in South Africa, a group made up of 8 wholesalers were given exclusive rights to the SPAR name and brand in 1963, and serviced 500 small retailers.
 
Over time and through many mergers and takeovers, today the SPAR Group Ltd operates 6 distribution centres and 1 Build it distribution centre, supplying goods and services to over 1 000 SPAR stores across Southern Africa.

Our Values & Culture

There’s something different about shopping at SPAR, that’s because we’ve created a culture of caring and community to ensure our customers have a consistently enjoyable shopping experience in a uniquely friendly and family orientated store. Nothing means more to us than our valued customers and we believe in going the extra mile to give them the best. From sourcing the finest products to providing willing and efficient staff who take a personal interest in our customers’ needs.

Our Promise

While striving to give our customers an enjoyable and memorable shopping experience, we also offer more than 1000 exclusive SPAR Brand products, available at  stores nationwide.
 
Using only the best and freshest ingredients, we make premium quality products at very competitive prices. To ensure we keep ahead of brand standards, we have our products tested by an independent laboratory on a monthly basis. Because we are so sure of our quality, we offer customers a ‘Double Your Money Back Quality Guarantee’ on all our SPAR Brand products, including fresh produce purchased from us.
 
Our goal is to provide our customers with unwavering quality of the highest standards, complemented by excellent and personalised service in a warm and inviting, community environment.