Our Company

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    Introduction

    Soy Afric Limited is an indigenously owned Kenyan agro-processing company that commenced operations in 1994 in response to the urgent need by NGO’s for relief food.  The initial supplies targeted war ridden and disaster stricken areas in and around the horn of Africa and the Great Lakes region such as Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo.  Since then, Soy Afric has become a recognized and reliable indigenously owned Kenyan partner to many bilateral and multilateral development organizations as well as to relief agencies in the supply of nutritionally enhanced food resources in East and Central Africa.
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    Our Mission

    Soy Afric seeks to provide healthy and high quality foods as well as inputs for food processing that integrate high levels of nutrition, embrace cost effectiveness while also addressing the contemporary health challenges associated with nutrition.
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    Our Vision

    To be the leading manufacturer of high quality and nutritious food products in East Africa.
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    Business Values

    Soy Afric’s goal is to be a dependable partner in the manufacturing and supply of high quality nutritious food substance for day to day use and emergency relief needs through close knit collaboration with commercial food processors as well as development relief agencies.

Our History

  • 1994Soy Afric opened its doors for production
    Soy Afric opened its doors for production In 1994. Founded by Mr. Cornelius Muthuri, the company was to meet the needs of NGO agencies such as WFP, UNICEF, and MSF who had a demand for local suppliers of relief food. With an installed capacity of 11Mt per day the company started supplying Unimix to relief agencies based in Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea, and Ethiopia
  • 1996The company expanded its capacity to 33MT a day
    The company grew, and between 1996 and 2000 it expanded its capacity to 22MT a day and then 33MT per day. This allowed the company to roll out Soybean based products used as ingredients for the human and animal food market. these products serve as additives to bread manufacturers, baby food manufacturers, cake and confectionary industry, and animal feeds industry
  • 2013Equity Sale to Private Equity Investors
    In order to provide Soy Afric with access to global funding and networks, the Company’s founders agreed to the sale of an equity stake of the Company to Soyken Limited, an investment consortium whose principals are indigenous and have significant commodities trading and private equity experience. The original founders of Soy Afric still maintain a majority ownership in the business.
  • 2014Soy Afric commissioned a state of the art, automated plant
    After consistent growth over the years, and the ever increasing demand for quality unimix suppliers, Soy Afric commissioned a state of the art, automated plant to manufacture unimix and other fortified blended cereal flours. this plant brings Soy Afric's installed capacity to 90MT per day
  • The FutureSoy Afric expects to accelerate the current year on year growth in revenues
    Soy Afric expects to accelerate the current year on year growth in revenues and cash-flow via increased development and delivery of high quality Human and Animal Soya based products to clients across Kenya. This focused strategy will establish the foundation for the Company’s expansion in the East and Central Africa region.