East Africa Fruits Farm & Company Limited

Business specialising in the purchasing and distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables through a strong network of smallholder producers.

Investment information

$400,000
Committed investment
$400,000
Investment made
Storage, distribution and trading
Primary value chain focus
Committed investment
Investment made
Primary value chain focus

Expected impact

500
Smallholder farmers linked to market
50%

Female smallholders linked to market

$1,200,000

Total annual income for smallholders

Smallholder farmers linked to market

Female smallholders linked to market

Total annual income for smallholders

Our role

AgDevCo’s investment has enabled the purchase of key cold-storage infrastructure, refrigerated delivery vehicles and a central pack house and cold storage facility required for business expansion. The investment is being made on a phased basis and AgDevCo will continue to advise the business on its expansion plans and outgrower engagement, including the promotion of farming best practices and contracting  top-performing growers.

Our investments in Tanzania

Investment Total invested Investment type Start date
East Africa Fruits Farm & Company Limited $400,000 Debt / Equity 2015
Equity For Tanzania Limited (EFTA) $5,000,000 Debt / Equity 2015
Kilombero Plantations Limited (KPL) $9,370,000 Debt / Equity 2014
Kingchick Poultry $255,000 Debt / Equity 2017
Lungu Limited $320,000 Debt / Equity 2013
Ndoto Farms Limited $90,000 Debt / Equity 2013
Rungwe Avocado Company (RAC) $2,130,000 Debt / Equity & Technical assistance 2014
Sasumua Holdings Limited $2,340,000 Debt / Equity 2012
Suma Hydro Power Project $2,505,000 Debt / Equity 2016
Wakulima Tea Company (WTC) - Technical assistance 2016