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Established in 1997, South Atlantic Meat Import & Export (Pty) Ltd t/a Transtrade International is a South African based import and distribution business, internationally recognised purveyor of frozen protein products. Our company’s focus is geared towards the storage and distribution of products and services nationally to the wholesale, retail, manufacturing and food service sectors.


The company provides a basket of products sourced globally from an internationally established supply base . The owner & company director Mr Jeff Knight has extensive knowledge of the industry with more than 33 years’ experience in the field.

Transtrade International is a Cape Town based company with satellite offices in Durban and Gauteng and distributes product nationally. The Transtrade team is highly experienced, collectively diverse in its knowledge and expertise in administration, shipping, import clearing and logistics, striving to offer a quality service and delivery of consistent high quality products to the market. We regularly attend International Food Fairs to maintain & improve international relationships with our suppliers.


Our products are imported predominantly in 40FT Reefer containers through South African ports, stored in established professional cold storage facilities and distributed via refrigerated trucking. This ensures the cold chain is maintained, ensuring the delivery of quality assured products.


We have long term relationships with well recognized 3rd party service providers who have the industry knowledge and expertise to assist us in maintaining our high service levels to our clients.


Our Staff & Offices

Our head office is based in Century City, Cape Town with satellite offices in Durban and Johannesburg. The company and its staff strive to not only source and provide quality products to its new and established customer base, but to do so in a timely, professional and efficient manner. In addition sales and admin staff are knowledgeable in their field with a focus on establishing enduring and rewarding relationships with their clients.

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