Export Trading Company is established in Kenya to market Kenyan and international manufactured goods in East and Central Africa.
Present owners acquire the company.
Export Trading Company begins sourcing and marketing agricultural commodities for emergency food relief.
Agriculture commodities trading becomes the focus of the company.
Set up of ETC in Tanzania as the head office for the trading business. Investment in storage infrastructure throughout Tanzania to support trading activities.
The starting year of replication of procurement infrastructure and offices in other African countries.
Agricultural processing is introduced to the business.
Fertilizer and rice imports begin into countries of existing operation, for sale domestically or regionally.
Investment in commercial farming. Acquisition of a rice estate in Tanzania and the largest commercial cereal farm in Africa, located in Zambia.
Set up of commodities trading and agro-processing operations in India
Expansion of business activities in existing and new African countries and globally.
Building a brand for our processed and packaged products.