africa palm oil

Company Profile

Africa Palm Products integrates the entire value chain from oil palm refining, processing, branding and distribution of a complete range of palm and palm kernel based oils and fats to global markets. Africa Palm Products not only produces and markets a wide range of products that cater to the daily needs of households across the South Africa, but also manufactures derivatives and intermediates for baking food and non food uses as well.


To become the Choices solution provider of food ingredients on a sustainable basis.


  • We shall develop a successful, sustainable business that delivers increasing returns to our Company.
  • We shall deliver superior products and service through innovation and best practices.
  • We shall promote knowledge acquisitions, high performance and an ethical work culture.
  • We shall care for our planet in everything we do

Africa Palm Products is guided by a set of core values: Integrity, Teamwork, Citizenship, Entrepreneurship and Openness & Trust.
These corporate values are the core drivers of our corporate belief system and are strongly engrained in all our offices. Every Africa Palm Products employee conforms to the moral and ethical corporate code of conduct based on our guiding principles. These core values inspire and guide our work. They also enable us to improve and enhance lives of everyone we work with, by improving the way we do our business.

Integrity: Honesty and Fairness guide our every action.
Teamwork: We value individual excellence and work as a team for the benefit of our stakeholders.
Citizenship: We contribute to the development of individuals and the social and economic fabric of our communities, and we act as stewards of the environment.
Entrepreneurship: We prize individual initiative to meet opportunities and deliver results.
Openness & Trust: We are open to other ideas and opinions, and we trust our colleagues.

At Africa Palm Products we strive to match our client's expectations of quality and service excellence. All of our efforts are driven by our consumer's needs and requirements. We aim to provide an integrated approach to the entire oils and fats industry. We can take your concept from the laboratory through commercial production, enhancing performance and the quality of your products, every step of the way. We respect the customs and beliefs of the countries in which we operate; and so all our plants are Kosher, Halal, HACCP and GMP, SEDEX, BEE, R918 compliant to assure outstanding quality control, product purity, and secure supply.

Our capabilities extend from the oil palm refining of the crude oil in our own refineries located at key points across  South Africa, and converting the raw oil into a complete range of oils and fats. We strive to give you products that benefit of science-driven ingredient platforms that refine the best of what nature has to offer to satisfy life's needs. With the global reach and resources of Africa Palm Products, we manage our oils from source to market for total supply chain control, thus benefitting our clients irrespective of the industry they come from.

Africa Palm Products has been involved in various community related social responsibility activities through its Depots countrywide. We will continue community-based activities such as our ‘OPERATION SMILE ’ campaign at select locations. Other activities include: Operation Smile: Donations to Namibia Mission 2011, Rwanda Mission 2011, Eastern Cape Mission 2008, Boxer Super Stores: Sonke Care Centre Donation, SA Muslims 2010 Contribution and Outstanding Community Service awarded by Anjuman Islam Primary School 2010.

Currently the company is deeply involved in education and AIDS awareness campaigns starting with its employees and their families. We are committed to serving our customers, looking after our staff and assisting the communities in which our customers and staff live and work. The Africa Palm Products corporate social investment philosophy is to assist government departments, municipalities, local authorities and rural and urban councils in corporate social responsibility programmes for the betterment of society.

Africa Palm Products values the communities around us and their ongoing support and trust. As such, we feel it important to ‘give back’ to these societies and have therefore been involved in a vast range of community and welfare projects through South Africa.

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