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Bidco Land O’Lakes Limited is a Joint Venture (‘JV’) by the Bidco Africa Group, a Pan-African Conglomerate and Land O’Lakes, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company with its corporate headquarters located in Arden Hills, Minnesota, United States.
Bidco Africa Group is a leading manufacturer of edible fats and oils, consumer foods, beverages, personal care and hygiene products with a footprint in more than ten (10) countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (‘SSA’). The group has also made significant investments in the last decade in Agribusiness (Horticulture) where it extensively farms and exports flowers to the European Union. With a portfolio of more than fifty (50) brands, the group directly employs over 2,000 people and an aggregate of at least 10,000 persons in its entire supply chain both directly and indirectly.
Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With annual sales of ~$15 billion in 2019, Land O’Lakes is one of the largest cooperatives in the United States, ranking #212 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 98 years of operation, Land O’Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands and businesses in agriculture and food production including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN. The company does business in all 50 states in the United States and more than 60 countries.
The Joint Venture Having commenced operations in Kenya in August of 2016, its principal activities are the manufacture and sale of animal nutrition products within the territory of the Republic of Kenya. The JV has invested in excess of US$ 18 million towards a Swiss-based state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and other capital expenditure key to driving operational excellence and top-in-class capabilities in animal nutrition. Leveraging the capabilities of its shareholders, the JV exists to improve farmers’ lives through world-class animal nutrition.