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Olam began operations in Mozambique in 1999, handling cashew procurement in the country’s Northern province of Nampula. Today, our operational scope has expanded to 7 product categories spanning the length and breadth of Mozambique.

Our extensive distribution networks now span most of Mozambique’s towns has seen our rice business flourish in recent years with award winning brands such as Mama African and Royal Arom. This extensive network has made it possible to expand our adjacent business edible oils distribution business

Concurrently, we operate 3 cotton concessions in the North and Central regions of Mozambique, increasing our productivity and yields through innovative Cotton Extension Services, to improve the lives of rural farmers in these regions. By actively supporting 40,000 farmers, we ensure they received agricultural inputs, financing and a ready market for their produce.

Across our cashew processing factories, we employ over 1,500 casual workers, 90% of whom are women. This proudly places us among the leading employers across the whole country. As part of our commitment to grow the business, we have partnered with experts to improve our peanut, cashew, sesame and cotton farming, as well as our boost our outgrower programmes.

Realising synergies in processing and distribution, Mozambique has leveraged its significant presence in edible oil refining with two wholly owned processing units in Sofala and Maputo Provinces which falls in line with the global Palm business strategy to invest in midstream assets in select African markets.

Olam Mozambique

Av. Ho Chi Min,
780, Maputo,
T: (+258) 2131 5471 F: (+258) 2131 5470