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
Storage, distribution and trading
Primary value chain focus
Committed investment
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
Africado - Debt / Equity & Technical assistance 2019
East Africa Fruits Farm & Company Limited $400,000 Debt / Equity 2015
Equity For Tanzania Limited (EFTA) $5,000,000 Debt / Equity 2015
Kingchick Poultry $255,000 Debt / Equity 2017
Lungu Limited $320,000 Debt / Equity 2013
Natural Extracts Industries (NEI) Limited - Technical assistance 2019
Pee Pee Tanzania Limited (PPTL) $5,000,000 Debt / Equity 2020
Rungwe Avocado Company (RAC) - Technical assistance
Sasumua Holdings Limited $2,340,000 Debt / Equity 2012
Suma Hydro Power Project $2,505,000 Debt / Equity 2016
Taylor Winch - Technical assistance
Wakulima Tea Company (WTC) - Technical assistance 2016