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Reasons to Buy

Distributing quality thatch tiles globally


Our thatch tiles provide perfect shade for any structure, from umbrellas to gazebos and roofs, blending functionality with aesthetic appeal.

Ease of Installation

Designed for easy and rapid installation, our thatch products ensure your projects are completed efficiently.

Unmatched Quality

Leveraging the unique properties of Thamnochortus Insignis, endemic to the Western Cape of South Africa, we produce durable,
long-lasting thatch tiles.

Customer-Centric Approach

At Rare Thatch, clients are the heart of our business. We prioritise quality, service excellence and efficient stock management to enhance turnaround times and ensure customer satisfaction.

We Do It Right the First Time

Customers are the lifeblood of our business, so your needs and wants are of paramount importance. We want your transaction to be seamless.

Through experience, we have developed a winning formula, not only for producing our thatch products but also for their delivery to you, no matter where you are in the world.

We have trained our team in the correct procedures required to load containers of thatch product:

Peace of mind is priceless!

About Us

Leadership & Vision

Rare Thatch continues to flourish under the capable leadership of business partners, Theresa Reece and Craig Kinnear.

Theresa immigrated from Ireland and grew up in South Africa as one of nine children. She fell in love with South Africa and the African people. She is a great admirer of their resilience and ability to enjoy the moment.

Theresa’s focus is simple: above all, she emphasises the importance of a job for human dignity.

South African born-and-bred, Craig, who also functions as Operations Director, has vast experience in the South African manufacturing industry. In addition to his impressive technical capabilities, he contributes strong leadership and project management skills to the business.

Above all, Craig is dedicated to ensuring the streamlined production of a quality product, delivered on time, every time. Efficiency is key!

Business Philosophy
About Us

Business Philosophy

At Rare Thatch, we aim

Global Relationships, Local Impact

Worldwide Exports

At Rare Thatch, we pride ourselves on not just the quality of our products but also the breadth of our global reach.