interim group results for the six months ended 29 February 2008
  As at As at As at
  29 February 2008 28 February 2007 31 August 2007
R’000 (unaudited) (unaudited) (audited)
Assets      
Non-current assets 1 168 726 1 301 579 1 188 408
   Property, plant and equipment 711 322 731 901 698 964
   Investment property 6 900
   Intangible assets 289 174 394 395 291 339
   Goodwill 83 950 83 950 83 950
   Deferred tax assets 26 468 23 489 45 404
   Loans receivable 57 812 60 944 68 751
Current assets 2 322 157 2 435 202 2 821 971
   Inventories 1 316 347 1 460 912 1 191 847
   Trade and other receivables 774 861 713 909 792 126
   Income tax receivable 1 576 20 634 2 446
   Loans receivable 6 722 3 184 4 616
   Cash and cash equivalents 147 159 195 446 413 275
   Derivative financial assets 75 492 41 117 59 391
   Assets held for sale 358 270
       
Total assets 3 490 883 3 736 781 4 010 379
Equity and liabilities      
Capital and reserves      
   Ordinary shareholders’ interest 1 103 513 1 528 003 1 296 188
Non-current liabilities 326 424 353 138 331 676
   Interest-bearing borrowings 72 901 113 256 77 681
   Employee benefits 103 460 53 398 64 943
   Deferred tax liabilities 50 181 86 281 91 692
   Operating lease liability 99 882 100 203 97 360
Current liabilities 2 060 946 1 855 640 2 382 515
   Bank overdraft 20 442
   Trade and other payables 1 740 778 1 612 301 1 902 313
   Employee benefits 92 516 71 481 127 383
   Provisions 41 776 42 550 47 610
   Interest-bearing borrowings 71 280 75 480 203 450
   Income tax payable 114 596 33 386 86 755
   Liabilities held for sale 15 004
       
Total equity and liabilities 3 490 883 3 736 781 4 010 379