Oceana Group

Friday, August 22nd, 2014,

Our Business

The Lucky Star division is engaged mainly in fishing for inshore pelagic species (pilchard and anchovy) and in the production, marketing and distribution of fishmeal and branded canned fish products
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External appraisals

  • Oceana has been independently verified by an accredited rating agency as a black-owned and black-controlled level 2 broad-based black economic contributor (B-BBEE) with 93.98 points achieved on the government's B-BBEE scorecard.
  • Oceana was ranked 4th overall in the Financial Mail Top Empowered Companies survey in 2012.
  • The group was ranked 18th by Financial Mail on its list of Top 20 Companies in South Africa in 2012 and 18th on the list of Top 200 Performing Companies.
  • Lucky Star was named 2nd in the Tinned Food category and eighth in the Overall Favourite Brand category in the annual Sunday Times/TNS Top Brands Survey in 2012.
  • Oceana has been included on the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index for eight consecutive years.
  • In 2012, Oceana received its second Gold award for inclusion in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.
  • Oceana was accepted as a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact.
  • Oceana was invited to be a signatory to an international joint declaration on wild marine fisheries by the UK-based Prince's Charities International Sustainability Unit, which is spearheaded by heir to the British throne, His Royal Highness, Prince Charles.
  • Oceana's hake business has received the Marine Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody certification.
  • The Oceana fishmeal factories in Hout Bay and St Helena Bay are the first factories in Africa to obtain International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation Responsible Sourcing and Responsible Production certification.