Leading the change from chemicals to green chemicals, biotech and biomolecular solutions, offering network-created,innovative technologies that protect life.


The Omnia spirit underpins its service ethic, brings innovation to the fore, creates value for its customers and ensures integrity in all that it does.

The Omnia Group comprises a balanced and diversified range of complementary chemical services businesses with a broad geographic spread. The Group extracts operational synergies and efficiencies across its businesses. It has been in business since 1953 and is listed in the Chemicals sector of the Johannesburg Securities Exchange.

Unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2021

  • Revenue
    increased to
    R9.9bn ((HY2021: R7.6bn)
  • Operating profit
    increased to
    R679m (HY2021: R400m)
  • Profit after tax
    increased to
    R467m (HY2021: R213m)
  • EBITDA, excluding impairments increased to
    R1 042m (HY2021: R773m)
  • Earnings per share increased to
    282 cents (HY2021: 128 cents)
  • Headline earnings per share increased to
    286 cents (HY2021: 125 cents)
  • Net asset value
    decreased to
    R9.3bn (HY2021: R9.6bn)
  • Net cash
    increased to
    R719m (HY2021: R1.9bn net debt)
  • Net working capital decreased to
    R3bn (HY2021: R3.7bn)


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Resilient performance in an increasingly complex local and international operating environment

Disciplined capital allocation to create long-term stakeholder value

Optimised supply chain improved reliability and agility across the value chain


Evloving the future [emblem]


Omnia's Agriculture division, Omnia Nutriology, is the market leader in southern Africa and comprises Omnia Fertilizer and Omnia Specialities.

The division produces granular, liquid and speciality fertilisers for a broad customer base of farmers, co-operatives and wholesalers throughout southern and East Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil.


BME is the leading supplier of explosives to the South African open pit mining and quarrying industry. It offers ground breaking solutions to all its customers and has operations in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mali, Swaziland, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia. It also trades into Mozambique and the DRC.

Protea Mining Chemicals offers value-added services to complement a wide range of chemical products.


Protea Chemicals is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of speciality, functional and effect chemicals and polymers, with a major presence in every sector of the broader chemical distribution market. Operating throughout South Africa and widely across the African continent, the company represents a large number of domestic and international principals, counting among its suppliers many of the world's leading chemical producers.