Airline ‘food’ is pretty gross. Comair has a plan (and it's raking in profits)

Comair (the only airline in the world to have achieved operating profits for 70 consecutive years) is teaming up with Food Directions.

Food Directions is its own catering operation.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Comair CEO Erik Venter.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Food Directions saves us R30 million per year while improving quality.

Erik Venter, Comair

We’ve developed quite a few ranges such as low-GI biscuits… Dischem is stocking them…

Erik Venter, Comair

We have a dedicated catering management team that is not involved in the airline.

Erik Venter, Comair

...it contributes to about 30% of our profits...

Erik Venter, Comair

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