About us

Our royal history

King Pie was established in 1993 and has been part of consumers’ lives for over 23 years with a strong South African heritage. King Pie products are known for its quality, taste, wholesomeness and value pricing. King Pie is without a doubt the biggest and most successful pie franchise with over 280 outlets in South Africa and African countries like Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Ghana and Zambia.

The King Pie Brand has come a long way over the past 23 years. Part of the brand’s success is having a clear vision of what the King Pie brand stands for and what values it embraces. In the King Pie Kingdom everyone is royalty. Through long term meaningful relationships with our suppliers and world class support services, it is our passion to deliver mnandi-licious value for money meals fit for a king. We delight in making every customer’s day by treating them as if they all wear a crown.

Welcome to the best pie company in the world.

Our Root Strengths

  • The strongest possible supplier relationships providing the best possible ingredients.
  • Entrepreneurially spirited, committed and involved Franchisees who love the brand and are passionate about providing quality products, service and brand experience.
  • A strong and professional support team that see their primary roles as that of ‘making things happen’ and providing awesome services and adding value.
  • A growing national and international franchise network through various store formats.
  • A world class and state of the art manufacturing plants which are in line with world class standards.
  • Continuous product innovation and development to ensure that we remain the market leaders.
  • ‘Customer-centric’ meeting the needs of our customers.

Our Mnandi-licious pie facts

  • Our ingredients are designed to perform at the highest standards.
  • Our pies are made with 84 layers of trans-fat free traditional flaky puff pastry which contains no rising agents such as baking powder or yeast.
  • Our fillings contain 100% pure beef and chicken with no meat replacers.
  • Regular DNA testing is done on all the beef and chicken we use.
  • Products are tested on an on-going basis by an independent laboratory to confirm that there are no pathogens in our pies.
  • Our pies are lovingly created in our semi- automated, state-of-the art factories, what we affectionately call the ‘kitchens’.
  • We have a world class food safety system that ensures product of the highest quality.
  • We are Halaal certified, export approved and HACCP certified.
  • Each batch of King Pies are tried and tested by 4 panelists before it is approved for consumption.
  • Our pies go through 35 quality checks during the manufacturing process.
  • We are Pie-o-neers.
  • Our product development team are continuously creating new and exciting flavours and ranges.
  • We are passionate about creating the perfect pie and making the pie the centre of every meal.