This is a list of the best cooking oil manufacturers in Kenya. The list focuses on manufacturers of Kenyan heritage brands of cooking oil that are cholesterol-free and promote healthy living.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best cooking oil manufacturers in Kenya.
1. Bidco Africa
Bidco Africa is East Africa’s leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG). It is home of East Africa’s most loved brands across the edible oils and fats, hygiene and personal care, food and beverage brands. The company manufactures different brands of cooking oil that include; Kimbo, Elianto, Soya Gold, Sun Gold, Ufuta, Golden Fry, Bahari Fry and Kimbo.
Location: General Kago Road, Thika.
Contact: 067 282 1000.
2. Kapa Oil Refineries
Kapa is a leading manufacturer of edible oils and cooking fat such as Rina, Kasuku, Tilly and Seagull. The products are trusted household names, not only in Kenya but throughout East, Central, West and Southern Africa.
Location: Main Mombasa Road, Nairobi.
Contacts: 0722 515 172, 020 642 0000.
3. Menengai Oil Refineries Ltd
Menengai Oil Refineries is one of the leading providers of cooking oil, fats, detergents, baking powder and skin care products in Kenya. The company’s brands of cooking oil and fats include Top Fry, Somo, Karibu and Somo Fry. The products are manufactured and produced to meet the needs of consumers countrywide within their day to day lives.
Contacts: 0798 482 096.
4. Pwani Oil Products Ltd
Pwani Oil manufactures cholesterol-free cooking oil and fats which have over the years dominated the local and international markets. They manufacture renowned brands such as Fresh Fri, Salit, Popco, Mpishi Poa and Fri Mate.
Location: Wahunzi Street, Mombasa.
Contacts: 0709 294 000, 0722 207 886.
5. Giloil Company Ltd
The company was established in 1996 and has expanded from a tropical oil refining company to a cooking fat, soap and biodiesel manufacturer. It manufactures brands such as Sunshine cooking oil, Sunshine cooking fat and canola rapeseed oil.
Location: Off Enterprise Road, Industrial Area, Nairobi.
Contacts: 0722 209 550.
6. Salwa Kenya Ltd
Salwa Kenya is a private company that processes, refines and markets edible oil and fat products from crude palm oil. It manufactures brands such as Salwa Fry, Salwa Fats and Manna fats.
Location: Kikambala, Off Mombasa- Malindi Road.
Contacts: 0703 166 166, 0703 188 188.
7. Darfords Industries Limited
The company manufactures the popular Nyota vegetable cooking oil that is rich in Vitamins A and D.
Location: Nairobi-Namanga Road, Kitengela.
Contact: 0712 067 420.
8. Golden Africa Kenya
The company’s core business activities include manufacturing of edible oils, vegetable fats and multipurpose laundry bars. It manufactures brands such as Avena oil, Pika oil, Avena white fat, Avena yellow fat and Pika yellow fat.
Location: Lukenya-Mombasa Highway, Kitengela.
Contacts: 0736 902 906, 0731 025 566.