Welcome to Federated Meats

We are a specialist frozen meat and poultry trading company based in the major port hub of Durban, servicing the manufacturing and mass-retail sectors of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia.

What sets us apart? Aside from our six decades of experience, our state-of-the-art cold storage facility and dedicated transportation and logistics fleet means that we provide you with a total solution.

From product sourcing to importation; cold storage to distribution logistics; Federated Meats offers a full suite of services, with customer satisfaction.

"The Schneiderman family has proudly
been at the helm of the local meat
industry for the last
60 years."

Who We Are

The Schneiderman family has proudly been at the helm of the local meat industry for the last
60 years.

Starting out as butchers, the family's enduring passion for quality and customer service is still evident in the third generation members that serve Federated Meats today, alongside an expert team that has grown substantially over the past 6 decades.

For us, sourcing meat and going the extra mile to ensure that we exceed our clients' expectations is not just a job: It is a legacy.

"Ayoba Coldstore, is an award-winning
bulk freezer storage facility, operating
24 hours a day, 5 days a week."

Cold Storage & Logistics

Our energy-efficient Cold Storage facility, Ayoba Coldstore, is an award- winning bulk freezer storage facility, operating 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Located just 7kms from the port, and able to store 9 000 Metric Tonnes of product, this state-of-the-art facility is serviced by an expert operations team who ensure that turnaround times are kept to the absolute minimum.

The logistics and distribution wing of Federated Meats, Ayoba Logistics, utilises an in-house fleet to transport containers from the wharf to cold storage, and finally to factories, via the highest possible standards.

Efficiency is the watchword for all operations at Ayoba - giving Federated Meats the ability to transport and store your products optimally.

These facilities are what truly sets Federated Meats apart: Our ability to provide you with an entirely comprehensive service, and a cold-chain that is at all times within our complete control.

From sourcing to delivery - we're able to do it all.

"From sourcing to delivery,
we're able to do it all."


Beef Products

Boneless Trimmings, Bone-in Brisket, Livers, Kidneys, Lips, Hearts & Fat

Lamb / Mutton Products

Breast & Pieces, Liver, Hearts & Fat

Pork Products

Rinds, Mask Skins, Cutting Fat, Trimmings, Blademeat, Ribs, & Shoulders

Chicken Products

MDM, Mince, Livers, Skin, Drumsticks, Wings, Hearts, Carcasses, Leg Quarters, Livers, Drummettes, Feet, Breast Fillets, Inner Fillets, Trimmings, Gizzards, Whole Legs: Bone-in & Boneless, Necks, Thighs, & Tails

Turkey Products

MDM, Mince, Thigh Meat, Skin, Drumsticks, 3J Wings, Drumettes & Tails

Fish Products

Baby Hake, Tilapia, Maasbanker, Angel Fish

Contact Us

Get in touch to find out how we can put our 60 years of experience, global reach and
industry-leading facilities to work for your needs. The customised solution you need is just a call
or email away.

Head Office

85 Ninth Avenue
South Africa

Postal Address

P.O Box 18971
South Africa

Contact Numbers

Tel: +27 (31) 303 7000
Fax: +27 (31) 303 8698

Email Address


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