OBC Better Butchery

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Been a member since
Our franchises are:
For Sale: areas/territories
Date Established:
Existing stores for sale or franchisor is looking for new territories in the following areas:
Eastern Cape
Free State
North West
Northern Cape
Western Cape

Started in 1987 as ‘company stores’ and started franchising in 1999 with great success. Painstakingly building one of the well-loved names within the segment, winning us The Franchisor of the Year 2015 and Year 2016 awarded by FASA, complimented by The Large Business Award 2015 and Year 2016 – SAPCC.

A niche wholesale and retail business selling essential food items, poultry, meat, processed meat and selected groceries at affordable prices, catering for South Africa’s lower LSM markets, offering tremendous growth opportunities.

To make the grade as a successful OBC franchisee, you don’t just need access to capital and an excellent track record. These are essential prerequisites but in addition you need to possess the attributes that characterise a successful business owner. You must also demonstrate your willingness to operate as part of the OBC network.

Entrepreneurial gene, burning desire to be “own boss”

Good health and plenty of stamina

Solid personal background

Sound decision-maker with problem-solving abilities

High degree of loyalty, work and business ethics

Access to the required funding

Willingness to conform to the rules of a franchise

Good administrator with an eye for detail

Ability to manage finances responsibly

Some general business experience or managerial background

A passion for food retailing

Willingness to work hard, often during unsociable hours

People person able to create good rapport with almost everyone

Community spirit and links to the community to be served

Team player with an ability to motivate others

Initial and on-going training by the OBC operations team in-store, in accordance with the OBC operations manual.

Current Franchise Stores for Sale

The following sites are available:

Mount Frere – Eastern Cape

Qumbu – Eastern Cape 

Bizana – Eastern Cape

Engobo – Eastern Cape

Clerarly Park – Port Elizabeth 

Lusikisiki – Eastern Cape

The following sites are available in Kwa-Zulu Natal:


Umlazi Newton Center



Marianhill Centre 

Ulundi Shopping

Port Sheptone

Establishment Cost
7000000 to 8000000
Total Investment Amount
Excl VAT
Excl VAT
Avail funding solutions via bank or government funding?
Financial Cost

Up-front fee: R120 000.
Approximate establishment cost R 7 000 000 to R 8 000 000 store size dependent.
Recommended working capital R 1 500 000.
30% deposit with jobs fund, 50% deposit with commercial banks of establishment cost.
Further information can be obtained in the Disclosure document.

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