Uganda

Olam has been in Uganda since 1997 and today operates across 6 key products.

We procure and process cotton, cocoa, sesame and coffee in the country for export worldwide, and import and distribute sugar and edible oils.

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Our business is headquartered in Kampala with a strong regional presence in Hoima, Kibuuku, Bundibugyo, Lira, Arua, Kitgum, Pakwach and Mayuge. We have more than 70 permanent employees, and work with nearly 900 seasonal staff across our operations, which range from origination and processing, to logistics and distribution.

Our coffee, cocoa and sesame are processed in Kampala at our well-equipped laboratory to ensure that our products consistently meet the highest standards of quality control, while maintaining excellent flavour and aroma. We are also proud to own and operate Uganda’s oldest cotton gin, which spins medium-to-fine counts to meet the high specifications of our customers worldwide.

Find out more about our products:

Ripe red coffee cherries growing on a bush, ready for harvesting, Guatemala, Olam.
Coffee Find out more
Cotton bolls growing in Mozambique, Olam sources from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.
Cotton bolls growing in Mozambique, Olam sources from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Cotton Find out more
Growing green sesame plant with seeds still in the pods. Olam is the world’s leading supplier of sesame.
Sesame Find out more
Fresh fruit bunch of palm, cut to show the source of palm oil. Olam's oils portfolio includes palm, soybean and sunflower.
Edible Oils Find out more

Meet The Team

We employ nearly 1,000 people across 9 locations.

Aranyak Sanyal Country Head, Uganda

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