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Established in 1994, today Olam Ghana is one of the leading agri-commodity companies in the country. With the enviable distinction of being among the largest private Licensed Buying Companies (LBC) in Ghana’s cocoa sector, we are also the country’s leading cashew exporter and one of its largest importers of rice.

In 2012, a state-of-the-art wheat flour mill was opened in Tema, making Olam one of the country’s leading millers. In addition, Olam operates a tomato paste processing and canning facility, and a biscuit manufacturing facility. The former has one of the largest installed capacities in West Africa and is unique globally because its activities are under one roof. As a result, we are also one of the market leaders in biscuits in Ghana.

Our manufacturing facilities produce a portfolio of international quality, strong and recognised brands. In addition to branded wheat flour, tomato paste, biscuits and confectionary, we also distribute packaged rice. Collectively, we are one of the ‘top’ branded packaged food companies in the region.

Our role in Ghana

We manage an integrated supply chain that creates value and manages risk for our customers from origination and processing, to logistics, marketing and distribution. Olam Ghana has been instrumental in creating more employment opportunities, uplifting the lives of 1000’s of farmers’ families, ensuring food security and investing in various manufacturing and warehousing facilities. The acquisition of ADM Cocoa in 2015 is just another example of how Olam is continuing to invest in Ghana.

  • Olam employs over 850 staff members and has procurement and sales offices in 80 towns across the country
  • Businesses: Cocoa (beans and processing), Cashew, Biscuits, Tomato Paste, Wheat and Rice
  • 915 seasonal workers
  • Olam is present in all 10 regions of Ghana
  • Over 320 distributors across all regions
  • Procurement locations benefiting over 100,000 farmers
  • Investment of US$150m in Ghana to date and farmer funding of over 100 million GHS every year

Olam Ghana Ltd

17, Dadeban Road
North Industrial Area
P.O.Box GP 1847
Accra, Ghana
T: (+233) 302 222 200 F: (+233) 302 227 089 ghana@olamnet.com