8th   DECEMBER 2016

Happy Healthy Living the Bidco way


Bidco Africa Ltd is a leading East and Central Africa manufacturer. Its products group into Edible Oils and Fats, Hygiene, Personal Care and Beauty products. Established 31 years ago, the company has grown rapidly. It now has a manufacturing footprint in four countries: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Also, it has a wide distribution network of its products in more than 15 countries across Africa. With 52 brands, Bidco Africa is the home of Kenya’s loved brands. These are Kimbo, Elianto, Chipsy and Cowboy.

From a small soap manufacturing unit in Industrial area, Bidco has transformed massively over the years to a rich brand portfolio. This has seen its entry into the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry.

Bidco holds its customers in high regard. They form the primary basis of all the operations of the business.  Having invested in the state-of-the-art systems, Bidco Africa has a wide range of world-class brands. .  This aims to satisfy daily consumer to enhance the ethos of Happy Healthy Living by distributing the goodness of Mother Nature.

Bidco has a ‘Soil to Pan’ philosophy. An adage in championing in the transformation of Agriculture to Agribusiness. This puts in place measures for a full value chain that enhances income. Plus economic growth to the more than 20,000 farmers who have a guaranteed market for their produce.

Corporate values that span from integrity to empowerment have resulted in partnerships that are dynamic and productive. Bidco’s management practices have focused on excellence that is geared towards quality with a price advantage. At the same time ensuring environmental friendliness and safeguarding the welfare of the community. These practices have seen Bidco recognised by more than 40 awards in the last 15 years. Showcasing efforts towards a spirit of continuous improvement. 

The clock is fast ticking for Bidco to bring to reality its goal; To Grab, Grow and Sustain the number one market share in African markets by 2030. Is this achievable? With the right systems, plans, organisation and Human investment, Yes. Kenya and Africa are on the verge of an economic take-off. Bidco is ready for this as it spans its footprint across all regions in Africa. 



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