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CFAO FMCG & AGRI develops a business portfolio in Africa that focuses on the production and distribution of consumer goods, including beverages, writing instruments and shaving products.

This portfolio includes beverages, food products, writing and shaving products and cosmetics

In partnership with Heineken International, CFAO FMCG & AGRI operates Brasseries du Congo (Brasco), which produces and distributes a wide range of local and international beers in the Republic of the Congo. Brasco is a Coca-Cola bottling company for the Congo and also produces and sells non-alcoholic carbonated soft drinks.
On April 5, 2017, the brewery Brassivoire was inaugurated in Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire. Result of a joint venture between HEINEKEN (51%) and CFAO (49%), this modern breweries represents an investment of 100bn CFA Francs (some €150m), with a production capacity of 1.6 million hectolitres of beer every year.

CFAO FMCG & AGRI has partnered BIC® for over 50 years, and produces and distributes Bic pens and razors in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria. We are also the exclusive distributor of an extensive range of BIC® products in 11 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, we manufacture plastic packaging for major industrial accounts, primarily for the food, cosmetics and oil industries.

By partnering with L'Oréal in March 2015, CFAO FMCG & AGRI sets a new world-class partnership in Africa. CFAO FMCG & AGRI’s ambition is to provide the African middle class quality & affordable cosmetics products based on its development model of local production associated with an exclusive distribution on local markets. 

Since 2015, CFAO FMCG & AGRI develops and distributes its own cosmetic brands in West Africa with the same challenge of meeting the African middle class consumers.

Renowned expertise

The Group's plants use state-of-the-art processing equipment enabling them to manufacture top-quality products. A team of qualified and skilled professionals is dedicated to customer satisfaction. These technicians, marketing specialists and sales team members are all experts in their fields. The sales teams receive special training from the Group's key partners, Heineken and BIC®.


2017 milestone

  • 236 million euros in revenue
  • 1810 employees
  • 3.05 million hectoliters beer and
                       soft drinks sold
  • 245.8 million pens and razors
  • 4 million cosmetics units sold
  • 3.7million food products sold

Code of business conduct


CFAO is a responsible group with three core values: integrity, respect and transparency.

CFAO Group Published in 2010 the Code of Business Conduct to promote ethical business activities:

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