FAFFA Food Share Company, for over 50 years, has been and continues to be a pioneer of the food processing industry in Ethiopia. The company aims to reduce the risk of malnutrition among children by producing low cost high protein food for children who are being weaned from breast milk. Faffa is one of the top suppliers of baby foods for Ethiopian children, including fortified foods and breakfast cereals. It is the only choice for many Ethiopian families. While it’s commercial products provide the needed nutrition for children to be mentally, and physically healthy, it is also one of the main suppliers of relief products to areas afflicted by malnutrition and in severe cases, famine. Our overall goal is to produce and sell various kinds of pre-cooked baby foods, semi-cooked supplementary foods, protein enriched fortified flours emergency foods and related products of high nutritional value that are also affordable in response to the growing demands of consumers. Looking into the future, the company is planning to produce new products and remain competitive and strongly focused on consumer satisfaction by providing the healthiest and most nutritious food products to the public.
Although, the company started as an Ethio-Swedish joint venture in 1962, it was privatized in August 2009 and is now owned by Petram Private Limited Company. Under the new ownership, Faffa Foods Company has expanded its capacity, diversified and introduced new products. Its current production capacity is 23,000 Ton/annum. The company also has implemented food safety and quality management system (ISO 22,000-2005) certified by RSA SABS.