The Group

The agro-food business in Africa for Africa


Sucre Somdiaa
SOMDIAA (Société d’Organisation de Management et de Développement des Industries Alimentaires et Agricoles) is a major player in the agro-food industry in Africa. SOMDIAA Group mainly produces and markets sugar and flour products but also eggs and animal feed, in Africa and for Africa.

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Our Values

Somdiaa Sucre
As a family-run business SOMDIAA has always fostered an operational approach in accordance with basic human values shared by all its employees. In 2004 a “quality – health & safety in the work place – environment” initiative was organized and implemented. Since then it has grown with environmental and social commitments that have become an integral component of the Group subsidiary strategy and development.

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Somdiaa farine


Find out our total sales figures, output volumes, employee numbers and other key figures within SOMDIAA Group.

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Our executives

Find out the complete bios of SOMDIAA executives: Alexandre Vilgrain and Benoît Coquelet.

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Code of conduct

Our Code of Conduct aims to convey to all of our employees the rules of condct to be followed in the context of their professional activities.
The Somdiaa Group expects its leading suppliers, intermediaries and clients to apply standards of conduct equivalent to its own.

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Our subsidiaries

SOMDIAA Group has built significant positions in the agro-food industry on the African continent, especially in the sugar and wheat businesses since 1970, and in the cotton business since 2007. The Group owns three flour milling plants established in Cameroon, Gabon and on the Reunion Island, as well as eight sugar manufacturing plants in Congo, Chad, Gabon, the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire.

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