INTRODUCTION
With its Headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, this multi-activity industrial/trade organization is a family business made up of several associate companies whose current operations include manufacture, sale and distribution of a wide range of consumer products.

MARKET PLACE

The market place for the Mukwano Group is Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Tanzania. The group is actively expanding in other Western and Southern African countries.

The associate companies falling under the Mukwano Group include the following :

MUKWANO INDUSTRIES (U) LTD.

Is involved in the manufacture of a full range of Laundry, Bathing, Toilet and Health Soaps.

MUKWANO ENTERPRISES LTD.
Is the principal outlet for all the group products with several depots in the major towns of Uganda and is a market leader in the trading, supply and distribution of essential consumer commodities.

A. K. PLASTICS (U) LTD.
Operates modern Plastic Processing Plants that produce a wide range of high quality household plastic items, both for industrial and household applications.

A. K. OILS & FATS (U) LTD.
Is the largest and most modern plant in the country processing high quality vegetable oils, vegetable cooking fats, bakers' fats and catering margarine.

A. K. DETERGENT (U) LTD.

Is engaged in the manufacture of Liquid and Powder Detergents, scouring powders and liquid bleach. Specialized cleaners for industrial and consumer applications are also manufactured.

A. K. TRANSPORTERS LTD.

A Logistics Company specializing in the transport of liquids such as vegetable oils, petrochemicals and other bulk liquid products. It operates a customized array of over 100 large haulage trucks and its own Railway Rolling stock, which is the first of its kind in East Africa. Over 100 Railway wagons and 200 stainless steel tank tainers comprise this company's infrastructure.
MUKWANO SWEETS & CONFECTIONERIES (U) LTD.
This division produces a full range of hard-boiled Sweets i.e. Fruit Drops and Cough Drops. Fruit Drops come in a range of flavors like Strawberry, Pineapple, Lemon and Orange. Plans are underway to include Toffees, Candies, Lollypops and Chocolates to its product range.

RWENZORI COMMODITIES LTD.

Located in Fort Portal, Western Uganda, this company is engaged in growing, processing and packaging of premium tea with a plantation area of about 10,000 acres. Bulk exports are mainly to Pakistan, Middle East and the UK while a small proportion is retained for the local market. An ambitious program for projects in areas of spices, essential oils, horticulture and floriculture is in the pipeline.

MUKWANO FOREX BUREAU LTD.
A conservative company providing fast, efficient, friendly and competitive rates in both regional and international currencies.

GULFSTREAM INVESTMENTS LTD.

This is the clearing and forwarding arm of the Group that plays a complimentary role to A. K. Transporters Ltd in the Group's logistics. Its offices are situated at the coastal town of Mombasa, Kenya that has East Africa's largest port.

CONCLUSION
The Mukwano Group is active and vibrant in East and Central Africa. In total, the group employs over 7000 people in Uganda alone. Its commitment to the region is visible in its growth and investments over the past years.



GROUP HEADQUARTERS :
30 MUKWANO ROAD, PO BOX 2671, KAMPALA,
UGANDA
TEL : 256-41-235701
FAX : 256-41-235704/250598
EMAIL : mukwano@swiftuganda.com
WEBSITE : www.mukwano.co.ug - www.mukwano.com


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