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ABOUT TANICA

Tanganyika Instant Coffee Public Limited Company was established in 1963 and the factory was built in 1966.
The first President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere officially inaugurated the factory, on July 18th, 1967. From 1966 to December 1982 foreign experts under the Management Agency Contract manned the factory. From January 1983 the management of the company has been under Tanzanians.

In 2005, the ownership was diversified with the majority ownership changing hands from the Tanzania Government to Kagera Cooperative Union (KCU) and Karagwe District Co-operative Union(KDCU). The rest of the shares are owned by Tanzania Federation of Co-operatives (TFC), Government treasury and Tanica workers.

The factory produces 500,000 kilograms (500 tons) annually of instant coffee. It produces instant coffee from 100% Green Coffee Beans of Tanzania origin. TANICA factory on several occasions has won the international awards for producing the best coffee.

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