Twiga Foods

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Twiga Foods is an African grocer that is using a mobile-based, cashless, business-to-business (B2B) supply platform to access distribution into small and medium-size vendors in African urban markets.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQNairobi, KE
Websitetwiga.ke

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)205(-8%)

Twiga Foods Office Locations

Twiga Foods has an office in Nairobi
Nairobi, KE (HQ)
No 20, Katko Complex, Old Mombasa Road
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Twiga Foods Financials and Metrics

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Twiga Foods's latest funding round in October 2019 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Twiga Foods has raised $67.2 m
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Twiga Foods Operating Metrics

Oct, 2019

Farmers

17 k

Stores Served

3 k

Vendors

8 k
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Twiga Foods Online and Social Media Presence

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Twiga Foods News and Updates

Kenya’s Twiga Foods eyes West Africa after $30M raise led by Goldman

Kenya’s Twiga Foods has raised a total of $30 million from lenders and investors led by Goldman Sachs. The B2B food distribution company financed $6.25 million of the funding in convertible debt and $23.75 million in equity, classified as a Series B round. IFC, TLcom Capital, and Creadev joined Gold…

French Family Office Invests $5 Million In Twiga Foods

Creadev, a French investment firm wholly backed by the Mulliez family, has invested $5 million into Twiga Foods, a Kenyan mobile-based business-to-business food supply platform, to enable the firm upscale its support to small- scale farmers in the country.

Twiga Foods Blogs

Twiga Foods Secures $30M to digitize food distribution

Twiga has raised $23.75 million in a Series B equity round led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from existing investors including the International Finance Corporation, TLcom Capital and Creadev. An additional $6 million in debt was raised from OPIC and Alpha Mundi. Since launch in Nairobi in 20…

The Journey of Twiga Bananas: From Farm to Vendor

At Twiga, we carefully time and prepare our delivery process to ensure that we provide fresh, sweet and ready to eat bananas to our customers. We harvest our bananas while they are still green, but mature,  so that they can ripen to perfection by the time they reach our customers. Twiga believes in …

Creadev makes long-term investment in Twiga Foods.

Creadev, a global long-term investment firm wholly funded by the Mulliez family, has today announced a secondary investment of USD 5 million in Twiga Foods, a Kenyan-based technology based B2B platform that aggregates retail demand and efficiently provides low cost access to better quality food. As …

Twiga Foods Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Twiga Foods founded?

    Twiga Foods was founded in 2014.

  • How many employees does Twiga Foods have?

    Twiga Foods has 205 employees.

  • Who are Twiga Foods competitors?

    Competitors of Twiga Foods include Rootility, Agropur and Rollins Ranches.

  • Where is Twiga Foods headquarters?

    Twiga Foods headquarters is located at No 20, Katko Complex, Old Mombasa Road, Nairobi.

  • Where are Twiga Foods offices?

    Twiga Foods has an office in Nairobi.

  • How many offices does Twiga Foods have?

    Twiga Foods has 1 office.