The Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony 2019

DATE: DECEMBER 5, 2019

LOCATION: SARIT EXPO CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA

Sponsors

The 2019 edition of the Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards was sponsored by the following companies:

Honorary Awards Winners

Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards Winners 2019

Martin Schlauri – Founder CEO & Principal, African Milling School

Sina Gerard – Founder & Director, Urwibutso Enterprises, Rwanda

Peter Cottan – Former Managing Director, National Milling Corporation & Superior Milling, Zambia

Gulamabbas Dewji – Chairman, METL Group, Tanzania

Charles Mukora – Former Chairman, Githunguri Dairy Cooperative Society Ltd

Jeremy Block – Chairman, C. Dormans Ltd

Africa Food Industry Distingushed Leaders Awards Winners 2019

Fatma Abdulrehman – Founder CEO Quality Plus & QZone Ltd

Moses Musisi – Brewing Manager, Nile Breweries Ltd (AB InBev, Uganda)

Duncan Kimani – Manufacturing Director, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Ethiopia

Samuel Macharia – CEO, Kinangop Dairy Ltd

Amir Parpia – Finance Director, Alpha Fine Foods

Patrick Nderitu Kamugi – Supply Chain Director, Kenya Breweries Ltd

Investments & Deals of the Year Winners

Africa Food Industry Investments of the Year Winners 2019

Kellogg-Tolaram Breakfast Cereals Plant – Lagos, Nigeria

Kenya Breweries Plant – Kisumu, Kenya

National Milling Corporation Wheat Milling Plant – Lusaka, Zambia

Bidco Industrial Park – Nairobi, Kenya

Heineken Brewery Plant – Maputo, Mozambique

Africa Food Industry Deals of the Year Winners 2019

PepsiCo’s acquisition of Pioneer Foods for US$ 1.7 billion

FMO and Finnfund’s US$ 16.5 million double investment in African-focused, Zambia-based aquaculture producer Yalelo Ltd

Investments by Amethis, Kibo Capital and Proparco in Mozambican miller Merec Industries

DUET Private Equity’s acquisition of a majority stake worth more than US$ 50 million in Nigeria’s soft drinks maker, AJEAST Nigeria, makers of Big Cola beverages

DOB Equity’s undisclosed investment in Kenya’s coconut processor Coconut Holdings (Kentaste products)

Goldman Sach’s and IFC led US$ 30 million investment in Kenya’s fresh produce distributor Twiga Foods

AgDevCo’s US$ 3 million investment in debt and equity in Great Lakes Coffee, Uganda

New Plants of the Year Finalists

Dormans Coffee processing plant in Ruiru, Kenya

Kenafric Bakery bakery plant in Ruiru, Kenya

Kenya Breweries Ltd brewing plant in Kisumu, Kenya

Sayona Drinks fruit processing and beverage plant in Chalinze, Tanzania

Amor Coco coconut processing plant in Kilifi, Kenya

Bakex Millers wheat milling plant in Thika, Kenya

New Products of the Year Finalists

Dairy Product of the Year

SPONSORED BY:

GOLD CROWN LACTOSE FREE LONG LIFE MILK – NEW KCC LTD.

ASAS UHT MILK – ASAS DAIRIES LTD

FAMILY MILK (UHT) – MB PLC LTD.

BIO ACTIVE PROBIOTIC YOGHURT FRUIT DRINK – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

SUPERLITE YOGHURT WITH SUPER FRUITS – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

BIO TINGA TINGA DRINK YOGHURT – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

BIO GREEK STYLE YOGHURT – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

WHEY2GO RTD WHEY (PROTEIN) BEVERAGE – PAMAEDGE LTD

DAIMA WHOLE MILK – SAMEER AGRICULTURE & LIVESTOCK 

DAIMA FLAVOURED MILK – SAMEER AGRICULTURE & LIVESTOCK

DAIMA THICK & CREAMY YOGHURT WITH REAL FRUIT PULP – SAMEER AGRICULTURE & LIVESTOCK

Soft Beverage Product of the Year

SPONSORED BY:

YOLA CEREAL MILK DRINK – CAPWELL INDUSTRIES LTD

MINUTE MAID NUTRIDEFENSES NECTAR PLUS – COCA-COLA BEVERAGES AFRICA, KENYA

COCA-COLA PLUS COFFEE – COCA-COLA BEVERAGES AFRICA, KENYA

POWERADE MOUNTAIN BERRY BLAST – COCA-COLA BEVERAGES AFRICA, KENYA

Alcoholic Beverage Product of the Year

HUNTERS GOLD CIDER – KENYA WINE AGENCIES LTD

SIKERA APPLE CIDER – KENYA BREWERIES LTD

GUINNESS SMOOTH – KENYA BREWERIES LTD.

TUSKER PREMIUM ALE – KENYA BREWERIES LTD

KENYAN ORIGINALS CIDER – SAVANNA BRANDS

Milled, Cereals & Pulses Product of the Year

SPONSORED BY:

PEARLENTA MEALIE MEAL – NATIONAL FOODS ZIMBABWE

NUVITA CEREOS – MJENGO LTD.

NUTRIPRO FAMILY PORRIDGE – TROPIKAL BRANDS AFRIKA

SOKO BABY WEANING COMPOSITE FLOUR – CAPWELL INDUSTRIES LTD

SOKO HOME BAKING FLOUR – CAPWELL INDUSTRIES LTD

PHULKA WHOLE MEAL FLOUR – BAKEX MILLERS LTD.

Bakery & Snacks Product of the Year

MANDO BITES – BROADWAY BAKERY

FESTIVE CREAM ROLLS – DPL FESTIVE LTD.

FAYAZ COCONUT COOKIES – FAYAZ BAKERY LTD

BDELO TORTILLA CHIPS – BDELO LTD

NUVITA FLAP JACKS BISCUITS – MJENGO LTD.

Tea, Coffee & other Hot Beverages Product of the Year

KERICHO GOLD HEALTH AND WELLNESS RANGE – GOLD CROWN BEVERAGES (K) LTD

SPECIALITY TEAS AND INFUSIONS RANGE – GOLD CROWN BEVERAGES (K) LTD

BARAKA CHAI – GOLD CROWN BEVERAGES (K) LTD

SAFARI LOUNGE COMPOSTABLE COFFEE CAPSULES – TEA & COFFEE CONNECTION LIMITED

THE BIG FIVE COFFEE – AFRICAN COFFEE ROASTERS

DORMANS 3 IN 1 – DORMANS COFFEE LTD

Culinary & Condiments Product of the Year

BIO FAMILY SIZE JAMS, MARMALADE AND HONEY – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS

New Product of the Year - Ingredients Innovation

TO BE CHOSEN FROM THE ENTRIES ABOVE

New Product of the Year - Packaging Innovation

TO BE CHOSEN FROM THE ENTRIES ABOVE

New Product of the Year - Nutrition Innovation

TO BE CHOSEN FROM THE ENTRIES ABOVE

Product Relaunch/Repackaged Product of the Year

FAYAZ PREMIUM COOKIES – FAYAZ BAKERY LTD

EEZEE SUPA CEREAL – JAVA FOODS LTD, ZAMBIA

OLE’ COOKING OIL – UNIFIED CHEMICALS, ZAMBIA

BIO FRUIT ON THE BOTTOM – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

SHIRIKI COFFEE – KENYA CO-OPERATIVE COFFEE DEALERS

Sustainability Initiatives of the Year Finalists

WASTE 

WASTE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE – COCA-COLA BEVERAGES AFRICA (KENYA)

ENERGY 

DEDICATED 11 KV POWER SUPPLY LINE INSTALLATION – COCA-COLA BEVERAGES AFRICA (KENYA)

COMMUNITY IMPACT

MILK PROCUREMENT & EXTENSION SERVICES – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

ENERGY

CONDENSATE RECOVERY ON PACKAGING LINE – KENYA BREWERIES LTD

ENERGY

SOLAR ENERGY AND HOT WATER INITIATIVE – BIO FOOD PRODUCTS LTD

COMMUNITY IMPACT

LOCAL MAIZE SOURCING & QUALITY IMPROVEMENT – AFRICA IMPROVED FOODS

WATER 

CONDENSATE RECOVERY ON PACKAGING LINE – KENYA BREWERIES LTD

Advertising Campaigns of the Year Finalist

DIGITAL/SOCIAL MEDIA 

BIO MILK QUEST CAMPAIGN – BIO FOOD LTD

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