AFMASS Food Expo Eastern Africa Report 2024

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Kampala, UgandaSeptember 3-5,




The 2024 edition of the AFMASS Food Expo Eastern Africa, the leading trade show and conference for the African food industry, unveiled a refreshing rebrand.

The organizers have strategically divided the event into distinct segments: the B2B-focused AFMASS Food Manufacturing Expo and the B2C-oriented AFMASS Food & Beverage Show/ The new structure is aimed to better cater to the diverse needs of the participants.

Held from June 12 to 14 at the Sarit Expo Centre in Westlands, Nairobi, the event gathered 68 exhibitors and sponsors, representing a wide array of local, regional, and international food manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, equipment providers, packaging suppliers, small-scale businesses, and other stakeholders in the food, agriculture, and hospitality sectors.

The event recorded more than 3800 visitors over thr three days, proving it to be the No.1 event for all the stakeholders involved in the food, agriculture, and hospitality industries in the Eastern Africa region.

Throughout the three-day event, the exhibition hall was abuzz with activity. with suppliers of new technologies and packaged food processors showcasing the latest trends and innovations, offering attendees a glimpse into the future of the food industry.

A unique trend stood out at the show, with food ingredient solution providers showcasing a new trend in sugar reduction and plant-based offerings driven by the

rising awareness by health-conscious consumers.

“Huge taxation on sugar coupled with health-conscious consumers is driving our innovations,” said Marvin Murphy, the General Manager, East Africa at ingredients solutions company, Mane. Backing the trend, Dohler stated that Africa is going through a major change, with its population solemnly comprising the youth who are going for healthy premium products. "We are working with manufacturers to help them reduce sugar," reiterated Nitin Menon, the Head of Sales at Dohler East Africa.

Equipment, food safety, and packaging providers demonstrated cutting-edge technologies designed to enhance efficiency and sustainability in food production and distribution.

The presence of diverse exhibitors ensured something of interest for everyone, from large-scale manufacturers to small-scale businesses looking to expand their market reach.


The AFMASS Food Conference 2024 provided valuable insights into industry trends, regulatory updates, and best practices through its conference sessions. The event featured presentations, panel discussions, and networking sessions covering themes such as food security, sustainability, innovation, and supply chain management.

The conference began with a Roundtable Discussion featuring prominent industry leaders: Tolga Celtekligil, Managing Director of Buhler Eastern Africa; Hiten Shah,

Managing Director of Bakex Millers Ltd; Nitin Menon, Head of Sales at Dohler East Africa; Japheth Ochieng', Senior Relationships Manager at ABSA Bank; and Lewis Ngwenya, President of Simplifine Africa.

This session set the tone by exploring the current state of the food industry in Eastern Africa, highlighting challenges and opportunities, focusing on investment in advanced technologies and waste reduction to enhance food security and sustainability.


Cranbrook Flavours, celebrating its 40th anniversary, announced plans to expand in East Africa with projects set for 2025.

The company aims to create employment, introduce cutting-edge technologies, and enhance regional innovation. As a sponsor, ABSA Bank highlighted its sustainable financing initiatives for Africa’s agriculture value chain, offering affordable interest rates and consultancy services.


Investment And Trade Opportunities In The Grains Industry

Ankit Sharma, Regional Manager at Buhler, discussed transforming grains and the art of food processing. A panel followed, discussing opportunities in animal feed manufacturing with Paul Kamau, CEO of AKEFEMA, and Khalfan Machera, Project and Process Engineer for Aquafeed at Buhler. They emphasized the importance of quality feeds for livestock, especially in arid regions of Kenya.

Innovations in Composite Flours

In addition to investment as trade opportunities, the conference highlighted the latest innovations in composite flours. David Nolte of Stern Ingredients East Africa shared insights on balancing nutrition, cost, and consumer acceptance in composite flours, featuring the Compozym product range. Prof. Catherine Kunyanga from the University of Nairobi emphasized industry-academia linkages for fostering beneficial research and innovations.

Food Safety Advancements

Peter Mutuku of Sorela Scientific discussed microtoxin management and testing methods. Stella Otaro, CEO of Top Quest Consultants, detailed implementing safety standards like HACCP and ISO 22000. The role of blockchain in enhancing traceability and improving shelf life through better storage technologies was also highlighted.

Supply Chain and Processing Technologies

Amar Bahra of Sai Raj Ltd and panelists Esti Keren, Managing Director of SLO Ltd, and Kevin Johnstone, Managing Director of Cranbrook Flavors, discussed supply chain disruptions. They emphasized collaboration, innovation, and resilience to navigate challenges from geopolitical events.

KIRDI Continues Incubating SMEs

Dr. Calvin Onyango, Director General of KIRDI, presented on supporting SMEs in Kenya through research, development, and innovation in industrial technologies. Thirteen SMEs under KIRDI exhibited during the expo, showcasing the institute's role in small business growth.

Reducing Loss and Wastage in the Fresh Produce Value Chain

A fireside chat with Ojepat Okisegere, CEO of Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya, and a presentation from Professor Jane Ambuko, Postharvest Specialist at the University of Nairobi, revealed that 40-50% of fresh produce in Kenya goes to waste. They emphasized opportunities in crossborder trading among counties to mitigate this issue.

Focus on Women and Youth Leaders and Entrepreneurs

The expo highlighted the increasing presence of women and youth leaders in the food industry, bringing together a diverse group of entrepreneurs to discuss their roles and impact.

The 2024 AFMASS Food Expo Eastern Africa successfully fostered collaboration and drove growth in the food industry. The event's rebranding and focus on both B2B and B2C segments ensured all participants could benefit from targeted interactions and opportunities, making it essential for those involved in the food, agriculture, and hospitality industries.


We have walked with AFMASS since its inception; Buhler is known for customer success. What a great platform to connect with our valued customers and partners and to showcase our solutions in Consumer Food and Animal Feed.

This is our first time exhibiting at the AFMASS Food Manufacturing Expo, and we are delighted to be here. Participating in this event gives us an incredible opportunity to showcase our latest innovations and connect with key players in the industry.

At Döhler, we provide comprehensive solutions for food and beverage products. This event is an invaluable platform for us as it allows us to connect directly with manufacturers, fostering partnerships and collaborations that drive innovation and quality.

For any entrepreneur in the food space, investing in exhibiting at AFMASS offers significant returns. This premier event provides unparalleled exposure to a diverse audience of industry leaders, decision-makers, and potential clients.

We've participated in several editions of AFMASS, and each time, the event has provided us with invaluable opportunities to engage directly with consumers eager to learn about our products. Moreover, these interactions have been instrumental in expanding our customer base and fostering brand loyalty.

AFMASS has provided us with an excellent platform to showcase the performance of our machines. This opportunity has allowed us to demonstrate their capabilities directly to customers, eliminating the need for them to visit our offices

AFMASS has been good for us. This year, we are particularly delighted to meet small businesses striving to launch their products into the market. Engaging with these emerging enterprises provides us with valuable insights into grassroots level developments and market trends, helping us stay informed and responsive to industry needs.

AFMASS provides the manufacturing industry with a valuable platform to showcase their innovations and capabilities directly to end customers.




Number of Expo Hall visitors


Number of live Stream viewers

32 Speakers


Number of Sponsors


Number of Exhibitors

South Africa - 19%


Number of Booths


Kenya - 60% Uganda - 6% Other Countries - 5% Tanzania8%

Zambia - 2% Nigeria - 2%


















ABSA Bank Plc AFSE14, AFSE15, AFSE16

ACME Containers MB004

Altinbilek FIA008

Atlas Copco AA004

Bakex Millers FIAO47

Bastak Instruments FIA024

Bean2cup  FIA014, FIA015

Big Cold Kenya Limited FIA040


Broadway Bakery FIA052


Buhler Group FIA002, FIA003, FIA004

Cape Food Ingredients PP001

Capwell Industries FIA037, FIA038

Chemital S.A.U. FIA021

Comet Agri FIA043

Control union PP002

Cranbrook Flavours

Dairy Consulting Ltd FIA013

Decase Chemicals FIA025, FIA026

Dormans Coffee FIA048, FIA049

Dohler Group AFSE01, AFSE02, AFSE03

DPL Festive Bakery MBOO1, MBOO2

Effykon Ltd FIA001

Endress + Hauser FIA028

Farmers Choice FIA045

Freddy Hirsch FIA005, FIA006, FIA007

Ingredion AFSE08

Kenchic MB005, MB006

Kenpoly Manufacturers FIA022, FIA023

Kerry FIA009, FIA010

Makenas MBOO3

Mane PP004


Financial Services

Packaging solutions

Storage solutions for grains industry

Compressed air equipment

Wheat flour products

Testing solutions and ingredients for milling industry

Suppliers of Coffee Makers

Cold chain logistics

Meat and food processing systems

Baked goods

Food ingredients

Milling Technologies; Animal Feed Technologies; Consumer Food Processing Technologies

Food ingredients

Consumer food products

Food ingredients

Consumer food products

Audit & Certification services

Food ingredients

Food ingredients, Processing and Testing Equipment

Food ingredients


Food ingredients

Baked goods

Steam boilers installation and process controls and automation

Instrumentation & Automation

Meat Products

Food ingredients & Spices; Meat Processing Technologies

Food ingredients

Chicken products

Packaging solutions


Grain milling technology

Food ingredients




OSF Flavours FIA029

Packaging Industries Ltd AA002, AA003

Pembe Flour Mills FIA011, FIA012

React Cert Africa AFSE05

Redachem Food PP010, PP011

Sai Raj AA006, AA007, AA008

Simplifine FIA039

Skypex Supplies FIA005

Sorela Scientific PP007, PP008

Top Quest Consultants PP005

Techpak Industries PP012, PP013, PP014

Too much sauce FIA044

Trufoods FIA019, FIA020

USS Pactech AFSE04

Wedge Hut Foods FIA042

Winnies Pure Health FIA050

Wood & Tech FIA053

Al Mahra Industries FIA051

Alapala FIA054, FIAO55

Kevian FIA041

iPOP Africa

Afyalishe Wellness

Mommies Choice

Mama's Gold



Onja Foods

Flora Nuts

T & Co Ltd

Tawi Naturals

Amili Honey


Naija Kitchen Kenya Ltd

AFMASS Food Innovation & Startups Pavillion


Food ingredients

Packaging solutions

Consumer food products

Audit & Certification services

Food ingredients

Transport refrigeration

Consumer food products

Bakery ingredients

Lab solutions


Packaging solutions

Consumer food products

Consumer food products

Packaging Equipment & Machinery

Consumer food products

Consumer food products

Consumer food products

Consumer food products

grain milling and handling system technologies


Consumer Food Products


ABSA BANK PLC is a is a provider of financial services and a subsidiary of South Africa-based Absa Group Limited. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya, the national banking regulator

Offering a wide range of services including personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth management, and insurance, ABSA operates in 12

African countries and has international offices in the United Kingdom and the United States.

ABSA is recognized for its significant role in the African banking sector and its commitment to delivering comprehensive financial solutions.

ADDRESS: Waiyaki Way Next To Westlands Office Park, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 710 130000



DÖHLER is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the global food, beverage and nutrition industry.

Döhler’s ingredients are derived from natural raw materials. The comprehensive product portfolio of natural ingredients ranges from natural flavours, natural colours, natural health ingredients, a broad range of plant-based ingredients to ingredient systems and end-to-end solutions.

With more than 45 production sites, 75 offices and application centres, Döhler creates value for customers in over 160 countries. More than 9,500 dedicated employees, including 1,000 people in R&D, focused on science, technology and innovation are committed to making Döhler’s customers successful.

ADDRESS: Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254707520138/ +17703870451




BÜHLER is a Swiss multinational plant equipment manufacturer based in Uzwil, Switzerland. It is known for plant and equipment and related services for processing foods and manufacturing advanced materials.

Billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies to cover their basic needs for food and mobility every day. For this, we develop the best process solutions along

FREDDY HIRSCH is a Food Technology Company focussed on the flavouring and processing of meat and plant-based “meat” products.

Our sustainable technology supports leading food processors across the globe as we enhance their value propositions by elevating quality and reducing cost.

We remain a family-owned business with unwavering Cultural Values that are ethically sound and customercentric.

our company has grown into Southern Africa's largest supplier of industrial spices, casings, and meat processing equipment. We service thousands of customers, including independent butcheries, major retail chain stores, meat

complete value chains and make full use of digitalization, for example with our digital platform Bühler Insights.

It monitors, analyzes and adjusts industrial processes to make them more efficient. Digital solutions are the key drivers to reach our targets of reducing energy, waste and water usage in our customers’ value chains by 50% by 2025.

ADDRESS: Sukari Industrial Estate, Corner of Thika Road and Northern Bypass Next to NKG Coffee Mills

TELEPHONE: +254720180 011



processing factories, and poultry factories.

Address: 641 Voortrekker Road Cape Town 7405

Telephone: +254 710 184684

Email Address:



CRANBROOK FLAVOURS is a leading family-owned flavour manufacturing company in South Africa. Since 1984, the company stands as a beacon of quality and innovation in the industry.

With years of expertise in this highly competitive arena, Cranbrook flavours prides itself on adaptability, creativity, and efficiency, ensuring that every customer’s vision becomes a reality.

Guided by their state-of-the-art laboratories and a team driven by innovation, the company delivers seamless endto-end solutions from conceptualization to execution, all under one roof. The company's steadfast dedication to quality and strict adherence to regulatory standards ensure precise label accuracy and compliance for every market they serve.

CAPWELL INDUSTRIES LTD manufactures high-quality flour, rice, pulses, porridges, and beverages using the best processes and technologies available.

We seek to give our customers an indulging experience through our Soko, Amaize, Pearl, Ranee, and Yola brand.

ADDRESS: 16 Spartan Road Spartan Ext. 20, Kempton Park Gauteng, South Africa, 1620

TELEPHONE: +27113986000



We have grown to diversify our product offering to over 30 different nutritious food products for you and your family.

ADDRESS: Behind Gretsa University, Off Garissa Road, Thika, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 736 237000




BROADWAY BAKERY is one of the oldest and most renowned bakeries in Kenya, serving the needs of the Wananchi by producing the famous Broadways range of bread.

Bread has a central place on breakfast tables across Kenya and the range of both brown and white bread that the bakery produces caters for diverse tastes, all packed in different sizes to accommodate for the exact needs of your family and occasions.

Broadways Bread is baked using the highest hygiene standards in a fully automated bakery. When you buy bread with the Broadways label, you are buying a high quality, nutritional product that aims to provide you with the energy you need to kick start your day.

BAKEX is a leading producer of wheat mill products, which include the Oboma range of flours and the wellknown Boma Atta Mark flour.

Establishment in 1983, the mill is one of the oldest grain mills in Kenya, playing an important role in ensuring that

ADDRESS: Off Garissa Rd, Thika, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 720504309



the Kenyan market enjoys high quality wheat products.The mill's wheat storage capacity has recently been doubled from 8000 to 16000 metric tons to meet the growing demands for wheat products in Kenya and the East African region.

As a result, their manufacturing capacity has also been upgraded by installing one of the most modern mills south of the Sahara.

ADDRESS: Off Garissa Rd, Thika, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 717 080024




ADDRESS: Kirongothy Road, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +25422205927


ADDRESS: Aero Park, Cnr

Thunderbolt Lane & Amelia drive, Lanseria corporate Estate, Lanseria, Johannesburg

ADDRESS: Nadume Road, off Secondi/Lunga Lunga Road, Industrial Area Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254700745745




ACME CONTAINERS is the leading manufacturers of plastic molded products in East Atrica for durable industrial, furniture & household plastic products like plastic pallets, plastic crates and a wide range of plastic molded products.

The company's unwavering mission is to champion sustainability, hygiene, safety & circular economies, consistently exceeding the expectations & goals of our customers.

Their expertise in plastic injection molding is the conerstone of their commitment to sustainability, prioritizing the use of recycled materials & energy efficient processes ,ensuring minimal environment impact in the production of plastic pallets & crates.

The company promotes circular plastics by implementing a pioneering Eco-crate program, quaranteeing the return & cycling of their products at the end

TELEPHONE: +27116648212



BMPE – FOOD PROCESSING SYSTEMS is the leading supplier of superior quality new and refurbished food processing equipment to the African market.

Our primary focus is to provide a professional service to the food

industry with regards to Equipment, Spares and the latest Technological innovation.

With more than 30 years hands-on experience, we are able to provide our customers with an excellent service in all areas of the meat processing industry and have over the years achieved a good reputation for being efficient, cost-effective and professional.

PACKAGING INDUSTRIES LTD is a key manufacturer of high-quality, responsible and sustainable flexible packaging for food, beverage, health care, home and personal care and more.

We specialize in extended shelf life packaging, giving products longer life and reducing food waste. Our innovative packaging helps millions of consumers make responsible choices everyday.

Our packaging is designed to cater for your requirements and customized for your needs. We ensure the packaging is practical, affordable and presents the best face of your brand.

Over 400 employees work tirelessly to deliver innovative packaging. PIL delivers customised, high quality print solution for flexible packaging options, our solutions are practocal, affordable & sustainable. custom flexible packaging solution provider the formed packaging.


ADDRESS: 342 Main Road, Bryanston, Johannesburg, 2021, South Africa

TELEPHONE: +270114631000


ADDRESS: 5 Commerce Crescent West, 2146 Sandton, South Africa

TELEPHONE: +27 11 262 8000


ADDRESS: Road A, Ectoville Industrial Estate Off Enterprise Road Industrial Area Nairobi

TELEPHONE: +254 733 330004

EMAIL ADDRESS: sales@techpack. biz



USS PACTECH is a supplier of packaging equipment to the FMCG and pharmaceutical industries in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa since 2000. The company is Headquartered in Bryanston, Johannesburg with branch offices and service support in Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

Our success is based on a formidable track record of installations and projects with almost every large FMCG and pharmaceutical company


ENDRESS+HAUSSER: is a global leader in measurement and automation technology for process and laboratory applications.

The family company, headquartered in Reinach, Switzerland, achieved net sales of approximately 3.7 billion euros in 2023 with a total workforce of more than 16,500.

Endress+Hauser devices, solutions

TECHPAK INDUSTRIES LIMITED is a leading manufacturer of high quality packaging and recyclable, convenience & hygiene food service products in Kenya.

Techpak has consistently invested in modern technology and human capital to cement its position as the supplier of choice to the food, drink packaging, horticulture and floriculture industries as well as the food service and retail sectors. Techpak employs over 350 people.

Its operations are spread over 100,000 square feet of factory space, which is

in South Africa and beyond. We partner with leading OEM’s that are highly specialized and have core competence in their respective fields and industries, coupled with local engineering and service resources.

Our seamless, integrated approach towards local value-added service solutions encompasses consultation, project management, turn-key competence, after-sales service, technical support and skills development. In short, 360 ° solutions and partnerships with our clients.

and services are at home in many industries. Customers thus use them to gain valuable knowledge from their applications.

Endress+Hauser is a reliable partner worldwide. Its own sales companies in more than 50 countries as well as representatives in another 70 countries ensure competent support. Production facilities on four continents manufacture quickly and flexibly to the highest quality standards.

equipped with modern machinery for producing a wide range of products. In addition the factory has an innovation department and an in-house tool room manned by experienced mould makers.

A state-of-the-art printing department supplies a wide range of printed cups, glasses and containers.Having achieved and maintained a leadership position in the East and Central African region, our plan for the future is to take our products to many more countries across the globe.


ADDRESS: Delta Court, Watermark Business Park Ndege Rd, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 715 542 327


ADDRESS: Groene Weide Farm, Protea Road, Klapmuts, Paarl

TELEPHONE: 0218791681

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@synercore.


ADDRESS: Crater Auto building | Mombasa Rd | South C | Nairobi | Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 793326878



KERRY is the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, bringing technology leadership and sustainable


MANE is the first French group and one of the worldwide leaders of the Fragrance and Flavour industry.

Mane is involved in the creation and production of flavors, fragrances, and ingredients for a wide range of applications in the food, beverage, and cosmetic industries. The company is known for its expertise in developing innovative solutions that enhance the sensory experiences of products.

Established in 1871, Mane has grown

SYNERCORE is a science-led investment company focused on innovation within the food industry in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The company specialises in food product development, ingredient supply and manufacturing, as well as contract blending within the dairy, beverage, bakery, culinary, and related food sectors.

Synercore aims to deliver researchbacked and commercially viable food

growth to the food and beverage industries.

Every day, millions of people throughout the world consume foods and beverages containing Kerry’s taste and nutrition solutions. We are committed to making the world of food and beverage better for everyone, and dedicated to our Purpose, Inspiring Food, Nourishing Life.

At Kerry, we are proud to provide our customers – some of the world’s bestknown food, beverage and pharma brands – with the expertise, insights and know-how they need to deliver

to become one of the leading companies in its field, with a strong global presence and a commitment to quality, sustainability, and research and development.

Mane operates across various regions, leveraging a wide network to maintain its leadership in the flavors and fragrances industry. With over 7,500 employees in 39 countries, Mane has 29 manufacturing sites, 50 R&D innovation centres, and 5 fine fragrance studios, demonstrating its extensive global presence and commitment to innovation and quality.

solutions within growing markets. With the acquisition of various food and research companies, Synercore has established itself as a sustainable and dynamic group, with a unique service offering to the food industry.

Within Synercore Food Holdings we are committed to maintaining and expanding on Food Safety Management Systems, RSPO and Religious certifications to meet international recognized standards.

products that people enjoy and feel better about consuming.

Kerry is a company rich in heritage and resources. Over the past five decades, our focus on changing lifestyles, the globalisation of food tastes and everevolving consumer needs has brought us to a market-leading global position.

Today, we are firmly established as a world leader in the food, beverage and pharma industries, with 22,000+ staff and 150+ innovation and manufacturing centres across 30+ countries.


ADDRESS: Kampala Road, Industrial area

TELEPHONE: +254733602727


ADDRESS: Tulip House-5th Floor, Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 20 36 28 200

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@ingredion. com

WEBSITE: www.decasechemicals. com

DECASE CHEMICALS is one of the largest distributors of industrial chemicals, machinery and food ingredients.

Decase chemicals services East, Central, and Southern Africa through our distribution network with offices & warehouses.

We represent a portfolio of several


INGREDION is a leading global ingredient solutions provider serving customers in more than 120 countries.

With 2023 annual net sales of nearly $8 billion, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant-based materials into value-added ingredient solutions for the food, beverage, animal nutrition, brewing and industrial markets.

ADDRESS; 617 Noordhoek 7979

TELEPHONE; +27217891885


WEBSITE; www.capefoodingredients. com


a group of related companies and speciality divisions which offers formulation solutions and ingredients to the food manufacturing sector.

Our Product Development Centre in Cape Town is well-known for its formulations expertise, which we provide free of charge to our customers all over Africa.

Cape Food Ingredients offers fine quality ingredients and new ingredient technology to virtually all countries in sub-Saharan Africa, either from our international network of experts or

complementary first class core suppliers available through a network of offices/ distribution warehouses in the entire region, focus on the core business of industrial and food chemicals, machinery, supporting accesories, films and technical support.

The company serves East African Region through our distribution network with offices and warehouses in: Nairobi Kenya, Dar-es-salaam Tanzania,Kampala Uganda, Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

With Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers located worldwide and approximately 12,000 employees, we co-create with customers and fulfill our purpose of bringing the potential of people, nature and technology together to make life better.

Ingredion is your ideal partner in developing the future of food, empowering you to create consumer preferred products that offer exceptional eating experiences with the on-trend benefits they desire.

from our own factories.

Besides our manufacturing sites in Cape Town, Durban and Nairobi, we also have a well-established warehousing and supply centre in Lusaka and distribution partners in key markets such as Nigeria.

We continue to look for suitable partners to open other markets to our unique combination of technological expertise and key food ingredients and flavours. Our entire range is halaal-suitable.


ADDRESS: Alpha Centre, Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254796279985

ADDRESS: G16, Spectrum Business Park, Baba Dogo Road, Ruaraka, Nairobi

TELEPHONE: +254700508868



ADDRESS: Olerdola Barcelona

TELEPHONE: +34937861253


EMAIL ADDRESS: osfafrica@


OSF FLAVORS is a French- American company founded in the USA in 1983 that specializes in developing and producing food flavors.

With over 40 years of international expertise, we offer tailor-made flavors for all food processors, including soda,

SKYPEX SUPPLIES LTD was established in 2009, with the aim of establishing a local distribution network for the world's leading brands in bakery ingredients.

We are the complete bakery & solutions provider for bakers & pastry Chefs, plant and industrial bakeries & biscuit & ice cream manufacturers, local mid sized to the smallest bakeries & cake shops, franchises, in-store supermarkets, concept store, cafeterias, catering institutes, hospitality & food services like hotels & restaurants.

juice, biscuits, dairy, snacks, spirits, and confectionery.

Expanding to East Africa in 2017, OSF Flavors East Africa Ltd leverages intensive international experience and advanced food technology to provide unique flavor solutions.

Our mission is to deliver top-quality, cost-effective flavors while fostering personal relationships to achieve ultimate customer satisfaction.

We are distributors of bakery & pastry ingredients of the renowened international brands some of which include Dawn Foods Belgium ( Fruibel & Sucrea) AB Mauri Foods, Iffco Bakery Ingredients Range-pristine, Komplet: Abel and Schafer Group.

In collaboration with our international partners, we are able to design & supply ingredients to suit specific bakers and bakery needs. We pride ourselves in offering bakery & technical support through product demonstrations with our international partners.


CHEMITAL is a company that provides solutions, ideas and advices to the meat industry through the manufacture and marketing food ingredients and meat additives.

The company consists of a specialized team in food technology, focused on the meat industry and not only.

Over time the company has been implementing various product

lines and services to participate in the processes of meat products manufacture, bringing them added value. The development of our products is intended to meet the needs posed in industrial processes, as well as the demand for new requests by our customers.

Chemital has its own branches in different areas which cover the entire geography of the country: North, Central, South, Levante, Catalonia and Islands.


ADDRESS: Mitchel Cotts Logistics Center off Mombasa Road Nairobi

TELEPHONE: +254799517089

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@redachem. com


ADDRESS: Lunga Lunga Road, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254202177474

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@dplfestive. com


ADDRESS: 7Yeşilköy Mah. Atatürk

Cad. EGS Business Park, Istanbul, Turkey

TELEPHONE: +90 212 465 60 40



REDA CHEMICALS Is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals uniquely positioned to serve the specific industrial needs of customers in Asia, the Middle East & Africa.

With deeply rooted operations of over 30 countries & a dedicated team of more than 750, we manage a diverse range of specialties from our 100+ strategically located sitesincluding sales offices, warehouses, & labs. We oversee a broad spectrum of industries, including food, life sciences, pllastic & rubber, oil & gas Coating & construction as trusted

distributors we present renowned global manufacturers, extending their reach & ensuring local markets have access to the high quality materials they deserve.

We are the bridge between global producers & local industries, facilitating innovation & development by supplying essential chemicals to the markets that need them most. proudly extending our sales to over 50 countries, we are committed to being the reliable partner for our customers, offereing global reach with local insights.

DPL FESTIVE is the home of fresh, tasty and healthy bread. We are the largest bakery in Eastern Africa with a state-of-the-art facility that has virtually no human intervention. This ensures consistent quality products for all over the nation.

Over the years our research team has perfected the art of identifying the best raw materials & quality ingredients to produce quality bread. From our first ovens of Italian Technology to our current state of the art German

ALAPALA is a global company in grain milling and handling system technologies with over 700+ turn-key references worldwide.

Founded in 1954, Alapala Machine is the eldest and well-known company of Alapala Group, and takes place among the top two companies of the world in its industry, going forward on a vision to be a leader.

Alapala builds and services turnkey plants of any desired capacity and is one of the Top-1000 exporters

Thermador, we have always given priority to quality through supervision & minimum human interaction during the production process.

We have a wide range of bread products from which every membeer of our diversified society can select depending on their preferences. We believe success comes down to three things, outstanding bread, customer satisfaction & a clean baking environment. it is easy to say, but it takes a strong committment to consistently execute.

in Turkey. While exporting 95% of its production, has a considerable number of turnkey references in over 120 countries in 4 continents across the globe.

The Company provides best presales and after-sales services with its staff of highly specialized staff in the industry and strong overseas representation which includes strong service networks and spare-part stocks. Alapala manufactures high quality, high performance machinery.


ADDRESS: Tatu industrial Park, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254675863000



DORMANS COFFEE offers a wide variety of coffee blends to meet

ADDRESS: Cape Business Park, Eastern Bypass, Ruiru, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254715424767/ +254728857099


ADDRESS: Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 725 490866

EMAIL ADDRESS: solutions@effykon. com


the different taste profiles of their customers, both local and the world over.

East African coffee is largely recognized as the highest quality coffee in the world. Dormans was born and raised in Kenya, and we embrace the responsibility to represent our region with integrity, innovation and excellence.

The people involved in the production and distribution of our coffee are not just part of the process, they are our community, right in our own back yard. Our relationship is built on trust, respect and face to face interaction.

WEBSITE; www.wedgehutfoods.

WEDGEHUT FOODS LTD is a potato processing enterprise located at Cape business park, Eastern Bypass, Ruiru, Kenya. We are passionate about potatoes value addition easing the time taken to source, prepare, cook and serve.

Wedgehut Ltd has a capacity to process up to 4 tonnes of potatoes per day serving a diverse clientele that includes; Hotels, Restaurants,

EFFYKON is a company founded and promoted by a technocrat with an experience of more than 25 years in Steam Boilers and Process Control Instrumentation .

This brings in wealth of knowledge backed by a thorough understanding of the application and the products that would make the system work With offices in Vadodara (Baroda ) Gujarat -India and Nairobi - Kenya we cater to our growing fraternity of trusted customers within East & Southern

We’ve been producing and roasting premium African coffees for over 60 years, but our pursuit for perfection will never cease. We continually strive for innovation and higher quality coffees in our quest to create a truly extraordinary coffee experience.

Dormans also runs the Nairobi School of Coffee which offers Barista skills training & other bespoke coffee court As agents of some of the worlds best international brands of coffee machines, we are able to source the best equipment & accessories for our partners.

Hospitals, Food Caterers, Schools and individuals. Once an order is placed, we ensure deliveries are always made on time without any delays.

Our processing is upto the recomended standards with zero preservatives thus ensuring the rich natural taste. We commit to provide our customers with quality products by creating an ecosysytem that supports farmers to maximise output, adoption of technology and best practices in value addition.

Africa viz -Kenya , Uganda , Tanzania , Rwanda , Zambia to name a few.

We Offer: Design supply , Installation and Commissioning of Steam Boilers, Balance of plant – Steam distribution & Condensate Recovery system, Process Control Instrumentation like On Line Flow & Level Metering , On Line Water and Gas Quality analysis, Control Valves , Pressure Reducing and De superheating systems , Tailor Made Process control applications.


ADDRESS: Organize Sanayi Bölgesi

Salih Aydın Bulvarı No:13 Çorum / Türkiye

TELEPHONE: +902222361399



ALTINBILEK is one of the leading manufacturers of Grain Storage and Feed Milling Systems in the world.

ADDRESS: Sanai Bolgesi 9, Cadde No 5 26250 Eskisehir

TELEPHONE: +905339225518

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@makenas. com

ADDRESS: ComplexAfter the JKIA Junction on the left-hand side on the way to Mlolongo, Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 111 942 399

EMAIL ADDRESS: services@bigcold. com

Altınbilek was founded in Eskişehir. Since it was founded, Altınbilek has flourished with its high quality manufacturing mentality and in a short time it takes its place in global market. Today, having total 80.000 m² manufacturing factory with 40.000 m² of closed area, intensively continue to export his products to more than 110 countries. Altınbilek completed more than 200 turnkey storage and feed mill facilities.

Altinbilek produces all kinds of grain managing machinery in its production range but especially famous with feed milling machines, high capacity chain conveyors, belt conveyors, elevators,


MAKENAS is a dynamic and expanding company that designs, manufactures and installs turnkey flour, semolina, maize, feed mill and steel silo plants with its factory settled on totally 28.000m2 area (10.000m2 closed and 18.000m2) open area.

Our company operates under registered brand name MAKENAS.

We improve our products in order to


BIGCOLD is a logistics company providing sophisticated cold chain solutions across East Africa from our facilities in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Our team is experienced in storing and delivering perishable products on time and at the right temperature.

BigCold is the only cold chain logistics provider in Kenya and Tanzania that meets the strict food safety standards of Yum! Brands – the company behind

modular type square silos, flat bottom and hopper bottom steel grain silos. Apart from these, in production range there are all components of grain storage systems as inclined conveyors, Z type elevators, enclosed and open type of belt conveyors, silos for flour, bran and semolina, drum cleaners, telescopic shouts and volumetric scales.

Besides of grain handling and storage systems Altınbilek strengthens its market presence with seed processing and grain drying facilities, feed machineries and turnkey feed factories.

be adapted with the new technology worldwide and target always to be a leading company in the domestic and also international markets.

Makenas has completed lots of plants and supply machines to lots of countries all over the world, such as France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Bangladesh, India, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Iran, Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Algeria, Ethiopia and so on.

KFC and PizzaHut. Our world-class facilities and systems ensure that your products are safe and your supply chain is efficient.

We are committed to transforming the storage and delivery of perishable foods and other goods to help more products reach more markets. Our clients trust us to keep their products at the right temperature – all the time – and never to compromise on product safety.


ADDRESS: Chambers Road, Githinji Investments House, 3rd Floor Room 303, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 702 61 88 85

ADDRESS: Safari Park Gardens A, Mirema road, off Thika superhighway, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 748 837332

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@topquest.

ADDRESS: Dagyaka, 2008. SK, 06980 Kahramnkazan/Ankara

TELEPHONE: +03128112811



BASTAK INSTRUMENTS is the only company in the world with the widest product range in this field, with the production of 52 types of quality



CONTROL UNION is helping to build a better world for several decades. From our roots in agriculture, we have since grown to become a global trustworthy partner for testing, inspection and certification (TIC), providing a comprehensive range of quality services to clients in more than 80 countries. Cross-sector, global expertis.


TOP QUEST CONSULTANTS LTD is a training and consulting company specializing in food safety, quality and ISO standards.

We work with various organizations ranging from large to small and medium enterprises to enhance implementation of food related and quality standards to ensure food safety and quality of products and services. This has enabled SMEs to achieve ISO certification and compliance to

control devices and 35 types of flour additives, including the world's most advanced sampling systems in the fields of Cereals, Oilseeds and Legumes.

Our devices, which are produced in the country's first and only R&D Center approved by the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Turkey with better technical features and after-sales services than their foreign competitors, and our innovations continue non-stop.!

Our company actively exports to more than 150 countries and currently

Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain, across a wide range of industries, including food, feed, energy, forestry, sustainability, social compliance, and textiles Thanks to our global network of offices, and our 5.000+ people, we are uniquely equipped to support businesses anywhere in the world, providing onthe-ground support and insight to assist partners with local challenges on testing, inspections and certifications.

national, regional and international standards in food safety and Quality.

Our personalized one on one online trainings have enabled professionals to acquire knowledge in ISO and be competitive in their areas of expertise..

Our team has experience of training different companies: hospitals, food industries, supermarkets, banks, construction companies, hotels, insurance firms, government agencies, logistic firms & learning institutions.

has more than 20,000 devices in operation around the world.

Our devices are produced with our own engineers, technical and quality control personnel, state-of-the-art production lines, the world's most advanced machine park and R&D center in our factory, which we have a closed area of 7000 m².

In addition, our company controls the quality control of the devices it produces with performance tests (ring tests) performed in 80 countries every month.


ADDRESS: Mlolongo, Mombasa Road Nairobi

TELEPHONE: +254 111 935679



ADDRESS: Kahawa West, Off Kamiti Road, Nairobi Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254722331706



ADDRESS: Jogoo Road, Nairobi Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 202 385 880


SIMPLIFINE AFRICA is transforming how food is grown, made and delivered in Africa. Partnering with local farmers, we are delivering quality food across the region, while creating jobs and strengthening the economy. This is nourishment that goes beyond the plate – it’s a recipe for goodness.

SimpliFine is dedicated to delivering consistent quality with every product we make.

We know that quality food is about

FARMERS CHOICE is a leading producers of fresh & processed meats. Our customers can thus rest assured that the meats they receive have been carefully and hygienecally prepared in accordance with the highest international standards.

We ensure total quality control from begining to end of our production process. A farmers choice pig production is integral in ensuring best quality meats gets to thje end consumer, we use best pig breeds for high standards pork.


TRUFOODS LTD: is a market leader in the production and marketing of Region's most cherished food and grocery brands for over 50 years.

With the promise of nutritious and quality products, Trufoods has genuinely continued to uphold their reputation for bringing tasty goodness to East Africa and beyond. In the last 60+ years of going all in making our products, we’ve inspired many consumers who have gone all in to show how much they love them.

more than what we eat. It’s about how we grow.

SimpliFine started with french fries. Then we introduced quality meat products (SimpliFine) and readymade meals (Al’s Kitchen), and then a range of bakery products (SimpliFine and Ennsvalley). Working together with farmers and state-of-the-art processing facilities and world-class temperature-controlled distribution through BigCold Storage & Logistics, we plan to grow to give our customers more of what they love.

Our mission is to be the most respected branded meat plant on the continent specialized in a wide range of fresh & processed meats with an emphasis at all times being on quality assurance, staff morale and customer satisfaction.

At Farmers Choice, sustainability is at the core of all our operations. Through our brands, products, operations and partnerships we are driving innovative change for a better future.

You can trust that any Trufoods product you enjoy is the result of a modern production process that is closely monitored, to ensure that they always meet your high expectations.

We are all towards making our communities and our planet an inclusive, healthier and more flavourful place. We stand for Quality and Consistency. We ensure this by picking the best raw materials from our local farmers with whom we have had a long-standing relationship. We continue to be your choice for “On the table” & “In the kitchen”.


ADDRESS: Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 733 330 814



BEAN2CUP is a one-stop solution for coffee. From premium beans to topnotch brewing gear, find everything you need for a delightful coffee.

At Bean2Cup we serve the businesses of Ireland from cafes, restaurants, hotel chains and petrol stations, the

ADDRESS: Vision Plaza, Ground Flr. G18, Mombasa Road

TELEPHONE: +254 728 97 60 35

EMAIL ADDRESS: infosorela@gmail. com


SORELA SCIENTIFIC is a specialized supplier of high quality laboratory products. We are direct importers of the products from our vast portfolio of global manufacturers.

We have specialized in supplying highquality laboratory products and import them directly from manufacturers in Germany, the UK, the USA, Italy, France, India, and China. we ensure

ADDRESS: Sai Raj Building, Baba Dogo Rd, Ruaraka, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254708771100



SAI RAJ is one of Kenya's leading fibreglass moulders, commercial vehicle body manufacturers & vehicle conversations specialists, offering the largest most diverse range of products available in the market today.

Our designers work with you during the development of each product

most important thing to us is your success.

We are official Sanremo coffee machine distributors in Ireland.

we offer a wide range of services to help your business grow. We supply, service and maintain coffee machines and accessories for a variety of coffee shops, service stations, hotels and cafes across Ireland.

We strive to provide the best service for you and your business.

timely delivery within the agreedupon timeframe.

Our prices are very competitive & we deliver within the time frame agreed upon. We are specialized suppliers of high quality laboratory products, we are direct importers of the products from our vast portfolio of global manufacturers, we have proper set arrangements for quick clearence of products both at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport & port of Mombasa.

to discuss the range of the features available to you.

Our products include Fibreglass/ steel truck & pick-up bodies, vehicle conversations and specialty fabrications, fleet conversation, 4*4 accessories and camping gear, UPVC roofing sheets, polycarbonate sheets, PVC ceiling panels, fibreglass tanks, fibreglass furnuture & many more quality fibreglass mouldings as per client needs.


ADDRESS; S emco Business Park Go-down, 5 and 6 Mombasa Road, Nairobi

TELEPHONE; 0720 260606


WEBSITE; www. winniespurehealth.

WINNIE'S PURE HEALTH is a food and beverage company in Kenya whose goal is to be the number one

healthy food provider in East Africa. We seek to bring a rebirth of wellness to all across Africa.

Our team of highly skilled and passionate experts work to produce not just natural products but also delicious foods to the table.

We strive to bring to every kitchen naturally, healthy and organically grown or produced food.

ADDRESS; 106 Mwimuto, Ngecha Rd Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE; +254714398599



REACT CERT AFRICA is committed to delivering exceptional solutions tailored to your needs. With dedicated team of experts, cuttingedge technology, and a passion for exceeding expectations, we take

ADDRESS: Popo Road off Mombasa Road

TELEPHONE: +254 20 23 88 216

EMAIL ADDRESS: customerservice@


KIRDI is mandated is to undertake research, development, and innovation in industrial and allied technologies, and to disseminate research findings to support industrial development.

To achieve this, KIRDI conducts research and innovation in various engineering and technology fields, develops industrial research agendas based on indigenous knowledge and emerging issues, and disseminates and commercializes research findings. It establishes industrial research and technology transfer centers and

pride in offering a range of services currated to your needs.

We build lasting client relationships by delivering exceptional value in a trustworthy & respectful environment, to provide a platform for African experts with a focus on women, in the auditing & certification movement.

Our values include impartiality, competence, responsibility, openness, confidentiality, responssiveness to complaints, a risk- based.

maintains an industrial technology depository.

Additionally, KIRDI advises the government on industrial research, innovation, and technology policy, collaborates with higher learning institutions, professional and industrial associations, and government agencies, and facilitates the implementation of government policies on industrial research and development. The institute also develops industrial research training programs in collaboration with other organizations and performs functions related to industrial research, innovation, and development.


ADDRESS: Exsan House, Enterprise Road Opposite Kobil Petrol Station

TELEPHONE: +254 20 2301518

ADDRESS: Airport North Road, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya

ADDRESS: Airport N Rd, Nairobi

TELEPHONE: +254 722 398 802

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@keviankenya. com

ADDRESS: Industrial Area, Nairobi, Kenya

TELEPHONE: +254 700 114444

EMAIL ADDRESS: sales@pembe.


PEMBE FLOUR MILLS LTD has through the years gone on to achieve



KENCHIC LTD Kenchic has been recognized as a major player in the poultry industry in East and Central Africa, producing day-old chicks, processed chicken meat, and further processed products like smoked sausages, choma sausages, and sausages.

the status of one of Kenya’s leading manufacturers of fortified maize flour, wheat flour, atta, porridges, bakers flour, biscuit flour and animal feeds.

In addition to our extensive range offered, we also create specialised products for the food processing industries.

All our products meet the highest standards of sustainability, animal welfare and food safety.

we strive to consistently produce and sell healthy, quality, white meat and associated products that exceed customer expectations through outstanding product quality and efficient service at all times.

TELEPHONE: +254703054000

EMAIL ADDRESS: info.acea@


ATLAS COPCO is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions.

Our products help customers


KEVIAN KENYA LIMITED is a food manufacturing company in Kenya that produces fruit juices, fruit drinks, fruit nectars, drinking water, carbonated soft drinks and extracted Fruit juice/ pulp.

achieve sustainable productivity in a wide range of markets, including engineering, manufacturing and process industries, construction, automotives, electronics, oil and gas and much more.

We create lasting results in a way that is economically, environmentally and socially responsible.

KKL was incorporated in 1992 in Kenya, the company has since witnessed significant growth expanding its product portfolio. The company is committed in transforming the manufacturing sector through innovative approaches and use of state-of-the-art equipment.

The strategic direction of KKL is to create prosperity by producing quality food and beverage products for the East African market and beyond, using the latest technology and maintaining market leadership in the chosen products.


JAPHETH MUCHIRI Senior Relationship Manager, Agri, Absa Bank

NITIN MENON Heads of Sales, Döhler East Africa

KEVIN JOHNSTONE Managing Director, Cranbrook Flavours

LEWIS NGWENYA President, Simplifine

TOLGA CELTEKLIGIL Managing Director, Buhler Eastern Africa

SANJAY YENUGWAR Head of Production & R&D, Capwell Industries Ltd

MACHARIA Agricultural systems Lead auditor, Control Union, Kenya

HILTEN SHASH, Managing Director, Bakex Millers Ltd

GERALD NDONYE Technical Executive, Sorela Scientific

BAHRA Director, Sai Raj Ltd

STELLA OTARO CEO, Top Quest Consultants
REGINA NJIHIA QEHS and Systems Lead, Exotic EPZ Ltd
HANS. GRAUMANS Decase Chemicals
MAI OSMAN Head of BU & IS MEA, Dohler
AVI SINGH Business Development Executive, USS Pactech
NJOKI KIVUTI CEO & Founder, Too Much Sauce



ESTI KEREN Managing Director, SLO

OKISEGERE OJEPAT CEO, Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya


Head of Operations & R&D, Stern Ingredients East Africa

DR. JESCA NKWABI Group CEO, KOM Group Of Companies


PhD, Professor of Horticulture and Postharvest Specialist, UoN

PROF. CATHERINE KUNYANGA Associate Prof. & Associate Dean, UON

ELVINE LEWIS Co- Founder, Kilimogram

MONICA MBURU CEO & Founder, Afyalishe Ltd

DORAH MOMANYI Founder at Nutritious Agriculture Network/iPoP Africa

LILAC NACHUM Visiting Professor, Strathmore

RUTH KARIUKI Venture Builder Associate, Enviu

KAMAU CEO, Association of Kenya Feed Manufacturers (AKEFEMA)

PHILIP MUGO Head of Manufacturing Operations, Capwell Industries Ltd

WANJIRU MAMBO Founder & CEO, Wedgehut Foods
MARTHA KAMAU CEO & Founder, Flora Nuts





























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