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Who is TAP-Ethiopia For
Membership at TAP-Ethiopia is Exclusive to:
- Ethiopian Exporters interested in Expanding into the International Markets;
- Foreign Buyers interested in Sourcing from Ethiopian Suppliers;
- Ethiopian Importers interested in Sourcing from International Suppliers;
- Foreign Suppliers interested in Penetrating the Ethiopian Market; and
- Both Ethiopian and Foreign Service providers that, directly or indirectly, support the Import Export Sector of Ethiopia
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Our Family The family business was established in 1905 in the coastal city of Jaffa, Palestine. They exported oranges and imported foodstuffs, selling their goods throughout the Middle East and expanding with each generation. This led to the founding in 1977 of a company in the city of Geneva, Switzerland, which dealt in sugar (SU), caf? (CA), and finance (FINA). Two generations later, SUCAFINA is entirely focused on coffee. It remains a family company with a strong entrepreneurial culture and an eye for value, but all investments and development activities are in support of the global coffee supply chain. SUCAFINA is one of the leading trade houses in the world, and sources coffee from most producing countries. SUCAFINA’s strengths are its expertise in coffee and its commitment to people. Our traders around the world source the coffee, understand the market, and make decisions to bring the best combination of quality and price to our customers. We actively seek out and promote talent, and interact with coffee buyers and suppliers at every level of the supply chain.
About US The name Sibu is derived from the Guji region Society traditional name of coffee to describe the perspective name of coffee.Sibu coffee exporter plc. Was established as a coffee exporter in 2014. But it had been engaged in the coffee supplier business since before 20 years. Our coffee is supplied from Origin Ethiopian ORGANIC and ARABICA Coffee, Oromia Region West Guji zone where it is the ground of specialty coffee producer trade area from most of the Ethiopia coffee producers. The shareholders also have 20 years of experience in domestic supply to the central auction center as well as Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX).
Family Owned And Operated Since 1995 You’ll find that one word unites the three Royal New York brands; quality. We place a lot of stock in providing the highest quality coffee, tea, and education and have built our business on that promise. Our Story Royal Coffee New York started in 1995 in Staten Island, New York. The team started out small with just three people and a small office. Under the guidance of Royal Coffee Inc. in Oakland, California, Royal Coffee New York continued to grow, eventually moving into larger offices and adding more staff. In February of 2014, Royal Coffee New York moved into its headquarters warehouse in South Plainfield, New Jersey. The entirely solar powered facility and natural gas powered forklifts ensure that our operations are clean and energy efficient. The Lab was founded in 2015 to provide an education and training space for the specialty coffee industry. It began by offering barista-focused and coffee roasting classes on site at the Royal Coffee New York headquarters, and was certified as an SCA Premier Campus. Royal Tea New York was founded in 2016 to bring a wider product portfolio with the same emphasis on quality to the specialty coffee […]
History Ron Gabbay, our President, co-founded the company in 1968 in Montreal. When Ron started his coffee career, he had family already involved in the trade. Ron has been part of the coffee industry for over 50 years. His children, Nathalie and Jonathan, are third-generation coffee traders. Throughout his years, Ron has instilled a strong value system and strict focus on quality, earning him and his company a stellar industry wide reputation.
About US Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union /OCFCU/ limited liability is a smallholder coffee growers owned cooperative union established on June 1, 1999, by 34 cooperatives with 22,691 farmers. Today there are 405 cooperatives with over 400,000 Members and $20,000,000 Capital. OCFCU is a Democratic member’s owned business operating under the principles of International Cooperative Alliance and fairtrade. Members of Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union are the growers, processors, and suppliers of high quality, organic Arabica coffee for the direct export. The general objective of OCFCU is to export the farmers’ coffee by passing the auction. OCFCU promotes FairTrade for socially and environmentally sustainable techniques and long-term relationships between producers, traders, and consumers. Oromia Coffee Farmer’s Cooperative Union (OCFCU) aims to help small-scale coffee farmers to take advantage of the FairTrade coffee market. OCFCU was established in order to help farmer families. OCFCU returns 70 percent of its net profits back to the cooperatives, and cooperatives back to members. Specifically, OCFCU focus on Improving the farmers’ income by exporting their coffee directly, Improving quality of services to member farmers and clients, Improving the social condition of farmers, Improving the quality and productivity of Ethiopian coffee, Facilities owned by the members […]
We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fibre to thousands of customers worldwide, ranging from multi-national organisations with world famous brands to small family run businesses. Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities. Established in 1989, we are listed on the Singapore Exchange. Our team of 87,600 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices. Our 6 values shape our actions towards our work, our customers and suppliers, and each other. As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 5 million farmers globally, we operate over 180 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centres, We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and logistics and infrastructure. Through our Packaged Foods Business, we market our own brands directly to consumers in Africa. Through our Purpose to ‘Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems’, We aim to […]
About Moyee: Moyee Coffee is quickly becoming the first multi-national coffee company based out of Ethiopia. In addition to utilizing the best roasting machinery in the industry, and award-winning staff, we are also developing an organic farm of the highest caliber, all to insure that our supply of supreme quality coffee never wavers. “For decades the world has enjoyed the finest of Ethiopia’s Arabica coffee, while the majority of the profit has failed to reach the farmers. My vision for Moyee is to establish the world’s first specialty coffee brand that is as equitable as it is delicious. A company that produces quality beans and still delivers fair value.
MINAYE GROUP EST 1990 MINAYE GROUP is a group of companies engaged in the supply of office and household furniture, manufacturing of carton boxes, manufacturing of Decorative paints as well as car refinishing in collaboration with world famous brand sikkens of Akzo Nobel, and growing & exporting of cut flowers (Roses). Now Minaye Group has over 1,300 human capitals and is significantly contributing to the country’s socio-economic development. It has a win-win relationship with all its stakeholders. Minaye Group puts emphasis on exploring potentials and ensuring continuous growth. COMPANIES UNDER MINAYE GROUP MinAddis Paints Deluxe Furniture Minaye Flowers Minaye Packaging
METAD’s philosophy and vision centers around a unique “seed to cup” or “bush to brew” model. Buyers choose from a wide variety of the finest Ethiopian coffees, either produced or sourced by our staff. We ensure that these coffees are grown and harvested in accordance with our unsurpassed quality standards, then graded in METAD’s certified coffee quality laboratory. From our farm all the way to delivery, the METAD team works to ensure our buyers receive the high quality coffee they expect.
Hacienda La Minita was founded on the principle that coffee is much more than a commodity and should be enjoyed as luxuriously as an exquisite glass of wine or a gourmet meal. What still gives us our advantage after all these years is our ownership and hands-on management of coffee farms and mills. We are on the ground every day, nurturing each coffee tree, supporting our employees, cupping all pre-shipments and arrival samples, and striving to get the best coffee possible into the hands of coffee roasters who are seeking the highest quality and standards that La Minita offers.
Welcome To Kerchanshe As the largest producer and exporter of coffee in Ethiopia, Kerchanshe Trading has a proud history of providing quality coffees to the local and international markets. Founded on the principles of bringing fairness and transparency to the coffee value chain while satisfying customer demand, Kerchanshe is also a company with heart and vision. Kerchanshe specializes in coffees sourced from Yergachefe, Lekempti, Gimbi, Djimma and Sidamo, names that epitomise fine Arabica coffees. Since its inception 15 years ago, Kerchanshe has established a track record of fair trading and excellent customer service, and now employs over 1,250 permanent staff and 10,000 seasonal staff. Directly and indirectly, it impacts the livelihoods of over 1 million coffee growers throughout the southern and south-western coffee-cultivating regions of Ethiopia. The passion for fine coffee is coupled with consistent reinvestment not only in improved infrastructure, technology and processes, but Kerchanshe also invests 10% of its annual profits into social responsibility programmes such as building schools and providing clean water to the communities it serves. The diversified types of Arabica cultivation in the country and its highly suitable environment with high altitudes, good rainfall and rich volcanic soils yields to the uniquely Ethiopian flavours and […]
ABOUT US We are here to deliver quality Ethiopian Coffee Fili Coffee Roasting is established as one of the leading speciality coffee roasters based in Addis Ababa. Fili Coffee Roasting is made up of seasoned professionals who have reach experience in the coffee industry. Our philosophy is driven by a passion for coffee and commitment to source and roast some of the highest quality Ethiopian coffee package the very pure Arabica coffee from different regions of Ethiopia. We produce in our rostery plant with different packaging size and speciality grades. We deliver quality roasted coffee for coffee shops, bistros, restaurants and cafes. Now you can explore the best Ethiopian coffee through the experience of a professional roastmaster.
Ethio Agri-CEFT, one of the largest private players in the agricultural and agro-processing industries in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, established in January 1, 1998 under MIDROC Ethiopia Investment Group Company engaged in the production and processing of various agricultural crops. Throughout its nine farms located across the country and its processing center located in the capital the Company has continued to play an important role in realizing the investment group’s developmental goals., the Company plays an important role in realizing the investment group’s developmental goals.
ABOUT CAPE HORN COFFEES Founded in 1995, Cape Horn Coffees, Inc. (“CHC”) is an importer and wholesaler of green (unroasted) coffee into North America. We trade all origins of coffee, with a focus on Brazil and Central America. CHC’s owners come from very different backgrounds within coffee, giving us an entirely unique perspective on the industry. Paul Leighton founded Cape Horn in 1995 after 15 years of co-owning and operating the Coffee Corner, a small but successful coffee roaster in Eugene, OR. Paul used his roasting insights to begin to supply green coffee to other roasting companies in the Pacific Northwest, and CHC was born. Today, CHC imports and supplies green coffee to roasters throughout North America. CHC’s philosophy is to always put the customer’s best interests first. We never push a particular grade or origin, but rather take the time to learn our customer’s profiles and end-market so that we can provide relevant advice and source the best value coffees for each customer’s particular needs. CHC is owned by three partners with very different backgrounds within coffee. Our diverse backgrounds in farming, roasting, trading, and finance give us unique insight into the issues that roasting companies face, which go […]
About Us Aster Bunna is an Ethiopian coffee roaster and distributor founded by Mrs. Aster Mengesha in 1998. Due to tough management and devotion to providing the Ethiopian market with the best quality coffees possible, Aster Bunna rapidly developed its relations with local customers such as caf?s, consulates, private and government offices, and other organization that are passionate with the coffees they drink. Today Aster Bunna ranks as one of the most trusted distributors of quality coffee in Ethiopia, the origin of coffee. As such it would be our pleasure to be at your service! We have been roasting and distributing packed genuine Ethiopian coffees for local consumption and export for the last 18 years.
Coffee is the most diverse, interesting and challenging commodity to trade in the world. We are all very fortunate to be involved in this fascinating business. However, to provide that perfect cup of coffee can sometimes be a difficult task. All of the participants in the supply chain, from the farmer to the retailer, are continually exposed to a shifting horizon due to ever changing market factors such as weather, politics, logistics, macro and micro-economics and government regulations. It is our role in the supply chain to make the delivery of the right quality coffee to our customers as easy and timely as possible.
Alpha Trading Partners – ATP Founded in 2000, Alpha Trading Partners PLC (ATP) has been committed to providing superior Ethiopian agricultural products and services. Our export division offers an extensive range of top quality oil seeds, pulses, spices and green coffee beans of Ethiopian origin. Our premium quality products and our impeccable service, have established us amongst industry leaders in agricultural exports. Originating from farmer producers and elevators in the heartland of Ethiopian agriculture, our products are trans-loaded into containers for shipment around the world. The Company’s operations extend across procurement, processing, warehousing, transport, and containerized export. We’re a full-service supplier with a flexible, logistical network capable of fulfilling orders of any size and specification. The company is also engaged in the import of machineries for processing, cleaning and packaging agricultural produces. Leveraging our extensive international business network, we also participate in tenders floated by the Ethiopian Government, and supply in bulk, various products such as fertilizers, (UREA 46N, DAP, compound fertilizers etc?), wheat, and white cane sugar.
Adika Tour & Travel PLC is an Ethiopian based tour and travel service provider engaged in the tour and travel, car rental, wedding car rental, event orgnanization, air transport ticketing, hotel development and meter taxi services in Ethiopia. The company is established in November 2004 by two Ethiopian shareholders with initial paid up capital of Birr 5,000,000.00 (Five million) by taking the business rights of the sole proprietorship’s of company’s General Manager, Ato Awad Mohammed who has been in the business since 2000 G.C. Meanwhile, company’s capital increased to Br 20,817,000.00 in 2013 G C. Name of shareholders along with their share. Company’s Objective To engage in tourism and hospitality Industry, To engage in car rental business, To engage in wedding car rental and event organization, To carry out air transport ticket sales, To engage in service delivery, To take part in other endeavors that would enhance Company’s business objectives which are in accordance with the law and contribute to a better return on company’s assets. Services and Amenities ADIKA Tour and Travel PLC has been a pioneer and leading private company in tour, travel and car rental business in Ethiopia. The company is a well established, experienced, reliable and […]
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7th Edition of East Africa Transport & Infrastructure Annual East Africa Transport and Infrastructure, Presented by DP World and Supported by The Ministry of Transport as well as Ethiopian Railway Corporation shall see a congregation of public and private sector experts who are part of the ongoing development from Ethiopia as well as other African countries and rest of the world. This conference focuses on discussing the regions land transport vision in adopting next-generation policy, procedural and regulatory initiatives needed to attract investments in the sector. Policy, regulation and fiscal framework for PPP. It also showcases business opportunities in East Africa’s Transport Infrastructure sector. This 2-day conference gives the participants a platform for exchanging views, ideas and business opportunities among the global as well as domestic market. This conferences provides a platform for technology up gradation and joint ventures with equipment manufacturers. Highlights East Africa Transport Infrastructure Development Port of Djibouti: Connecting Africa, Asia and Europe Tanzania – Zambia Railway Project (TAZARA) Cable cars and Ropeways – Prospects in East Africa Promoting Sustainable Transport Solutions for East African Cities
An International Trade Event for the entire Food & Packaging industry Ethiopia Agro Food & Pack Expo event showcases products from all kinds of consumer and industrial products, services, machinery and technology and will be of a high standard and attract a large number of participants and visitors from many countries in Europe, Far East, Middle East Africa, and North America.
International Trade Show on Plastics & Printing & Packaging plastprintpack Ethiopia is an international trade fair for plastics, printing and packaging technology. The Ethiopian market for plastic, printing and packaging technology attracts massive private and public investment. Numerous international exhibitors present their latest products and take the opportunity here to develop new business. This event shows products like plastics products, rubber and composites products, raw materials, chemicals and compounds, plastic and rubber packaging materials, packaging equipments and machineries, parts and tools, welding machines, measuring, control and test equipments, and appliances and related products and services. The event is widely known for providing enormous space to marketing and sponsorship ad attracts large number of visitors etc. in the Packaging Materials, Plastic & Plastic Products industries.
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Forms of Investment in Ethiopia
Forms of Investment in Ethiopia Investment in Ethiopia may take place in one of the following forms: I. SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP Sole proprietorship is business in which only one individual owns all the assets, and operates in his/her personal capacity. The sole proprietor is liable personally for all debts of the business operation. II. BUSINESS ORGANIZATION There are three business organizations are recognized in Ethiopia. These are Companies, Partnerships, and Joint Ventures. A. COMPANIES There are three forms of Companies, under Business Organizations, recognized in Ethiopia. These are Private Limited Companies, Share Companies, and Foreign Branch Companies. Private Limited Company A private limited company is a company whose partners are liable only to the extent of their contributions. The maximum number of the partners is fifty while the minimum is two. The minimum required amount of capital to form private limited company is 15,000 Ethiopian Birr. The name of the private limited company may contain a disclosure of the nature of its activity and must include the words “private limited company”. The firm-name and the amount of capital of the company shall appear on all of the company documents, invoices, publications and other papers. Share Company A share company is a company […]
Major Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia
Major Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Processing It is clear that agriculture is the backbone of the Ethiopian economy. Ethiopia grows all types of cereals, fibber crops, oil seeds, coffee, tea, flowers, fruits, and vegetables since it is endowed a with wide ranging agro-ecological zones and diversified resources. Therefore, Ethiopia offers opportunities to invest on food crops, beverage crops and cotton. Among the various agricultural and agro-industrial sectors, the following are the main ones: Coffee and Tea Fruits and Vegetables Flowers Livestock and Poultry Pulses Oil Seeds Manufacturing Leather and leather products Textiles and textile products and garments Building materials (steel, cement, etc.) Food and beverage industries, including breweries, starch and glucose compel, baby food unit, etc. Automotive industry, including production of components and spare parts (a good example is Holland Car that assembles ABAY brand cars) Mining Ethiopia also offers an excellent opportunity to invest in Mining. According to the Ministry of Mines, Ethiopia has a great potential in mining in general, and gold in particular. Ethiopia also has a good potential in deposits of tantalum, platinum, nickel, potash and soda ash. In addition, marble, granite, limestone, clay, gypsum, gemstone, iron ore, coal, copper etc. are found […]
Start Exporting: A General Guide
Start Exporting: A General Guide Export trading can be a profitable way of expanding your business, spreading risk and reducing your dependence on the domestic market. Free trade agreements, globalization, and the ease of communication made possible via the internet, are continually drawing world markets closer together. There are many benefits to exporting including: Economies of scale – the more you produce the lower the production cost per unit. Product life extension – products that are in decline here may be new entrants or just moving into the growth stage overseas. Seasonal factors – our summer is someone’s else’s winter, exporting allows you to sell your seasonal products year round. Improved performance. New opportunities for growth. Use of excess capacity. There has never been a better time for Ethiopian companies to enter the export market. Making your exporting efforts successful, however, requires a long-term commitment, as well as the ability and willingness to understand and follow business disciplines and professional advice. First Steps to Exporting There are many steps to creating a business culture and infrastructure that is conducive to exporting. In addition to market research and financing there are legal issues, insurance and logistics specific to exporting overseas. TAP-Ethiopia […]
Business and Trade Event Categories and Proper Terminology
Business and Trade Event Categories and Proper Terminology There are many terms for different types of events floating internationally. In recent years, the difference between these terms has also become increasingly vague, and relying on generic descriptions (for example, entering something similar to “trade shows Ethiopia”) when searching for appropriate event for your company to participate in might not produce the best results. Many Conventions, Conferences or Forums take on features of Trade Shows so that businesses can have their booths on site as well. And vice versa, many large Trade Shows choose to hold a Conference type event at the same time, in addition to usual panel discussions. So in this article, we will try to see the differences between this terms. After all, the use of these different terms are meant to describe different types of events. Trade Show Trade Show, as name implies, is an event where companies in a specific industry gather to showcase and demonstrate their new products and services. In general Trade Shows are business-to-business (B2B) type of events; they are not open to the public and are meant to be attended by company representatives, industry officials and (of course!) press. Usually Trade Shows […]
10 Tips to Prepare for A Successful Trade Event
10 Tips to Prepare for A Successful Trade Event The ever growing complexities and variables associated with preparing for a successful trade event demand commitment, as well as careful and contemplative focus both from participants and event organizers alike. In this article, we have prepared 10 Tips that deserve your attention in order to ensure that this expensive and time-consuming activity is well managed and serves its promotional function. Think Sales There are few functions in business as exact and dynamic as personal selling. An organization’s sales team lives and dies by the results of its efforts, which cannot be easily fudged, finessed, or faked. A salesperson obtains the orders required, and he either makes sales targets or doesn’t. By thinking sales, and positively affecting the selling process as a trade show goal, the exhibitor is setting realistic expectations that reside more in the area of an exact science. Armed with the understanding the selling function has many phases, the trade show can shorten the existing selling cycle by delivering qualified prospects to your exhibit sooner rather than later. It can also establish a positive environment where sales and prospects meet face to face to solve problems, add value, and […]