Zenufa Group of Companies
Rising from a small trading company that planted its roots in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976, the Zenufa Group of Companies has grown over the years into a dynamic medium-sized conglomerate with business activities spanning through Africa, India and Canada.
Identifying itself primarily with operations in the Pharmaceuticals and the Foods and Beverages industries within Africa, the Group aims to satisfy the emerging market demands in the African markets the Group caters to. The Group also has interests in the Polymer Packaging, Personal care, International Trade and Construction related industries.
The Group has pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities located in two strategic locations within Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) and Tanzania (Dar-es-Salaam), with an additional ground distribution presence in five countries. Known simply as Zenufa, the manufacturing facilities were founded with an objective to provide a wide variety of pharmaceutical preparations, manufactured under a hygienically controlled environment, with a promise of consistent guaranteed quality and affordability.
The global stage rapidly being fed by eastern markets, led to the establishment of Vinpa Exports in 1994. Based out of Mumbai India, Vinpa exports provides sourcing and logistics services for goods and services out of India and China to destinations worldwide.
Zenufa focuses on promoting quality products through creating brand strength, by enhancing visibility and brand loyalty, the Group established its state-of-the-art personal care manufacturing company in 1997, Tridea Cosmetics Limited. Situated in the heart of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, the Company manufactures several brands whose unquestioned superior quality is recognized and appreciated throughout the region. In 2004, the Company expanded its operations in to Polymer Packaging, in a backward integration model which has proven to be a prominent industrial packaging unit providing packaging solutions to several renowned industries in Tanzania.
In 2003, the Group ventured into the manufacturing of Foods and Beverages within the Democratic Republic of Congo. Located in the heart of the capital city Kinshasa, African Foods & Beverages (AFB), has become one of Congo's largest local food and beverage manufacturer's, boasting a range of beverages from bottled water to both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. In 2006 the AFB operations expanded further with the commissioning of its ready packed snacks facility.
With its eyes set on western markets, Zenufa established MG arsenal, a metal roofing company based in Toronto, Canada. In its third year of operations MG arsenal has grown leaps and bounds and is now looking towards opening operations in the USA.
Zenufa Group with its diverse holdings in emerging markets is well positioned for stability and growth even during the global economic turmoil.