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Neelkanth Freshfoods is a manufacturer of high quality canned fruit and vegetables that are primarily grown in Zambia and processed in accordance with international standards for Food Safety and Quality Management. Freshpikt has a strong distribution network in both local and international markets. Freshpikt has become the leading manufacturer of high quality canned goods in Zambia and surrounding countries. Their products have high food safety standards, are wholesome and sold at an affordable price.
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Processing and distribution

Neelkanth Freshfoods has become the leading manufacturer of high quality canned goods in Zambia and surrounding countries. Their products have high food safety standards, are wholesome and sold at an affordable price. Production began in mid-2006 when a small range of products were launched in Zambia as Freshpikt.

In 2008 Neelkanth Freshfoods began exporting to Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since then their range and market share have grown steadily. Neelkanth Freshfoods products are available locally in Spar, Shoprite, Pick n Pay, other supermarkets and in many wholesalers.

Neelkanth Freshfoods farms

Neelkanth Freshfoods farms currently supply about 50% of the factories ingredient requirements. The rest of the raw material needs mainly come from small scale farmers. As a result Neelkanth Freshfoods controls its raw material supply and provides a market for reliable Zambian farmers. They provide a market for farmers in Zambia, which is stable, transparent and in line with the national development goals of Zambia.

The future for Neelkanth Freshfoods

Neelkanth Freshfoods is currently the largest local manufacturer and distributor of canned products and is pursuing various distribution strategies. Neelkanth Freshfoods has a vision to grow the company through a commitment to excellence and continued improvement of the range and quality of products. Neelkanth Freshfoods is in the process of obtaining certification from the British Retail Consortium of Global Standards for Food Safety, as a food manufacturer. This will allow them to export to the EU and most countries worldwide.

Neelkanth Freshfoods information

  • The largest distributor of canned foods in Zambia
  • Supplies Spar, Shoprite and Pick n Pay in Zambia
  • Also buys ingredients in from local farmers
  • Exports to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Democratic Republic of Congo

Freshpikt product range

  • Mixed beans
  • Baked beans
  • Tomato paste
  • Tomato sauce
  • Tomato purée
  • Sun dried tomato
  • Whole peeled tomatoes
  • Tomatoes and onion mix
  • Whole kernel sweet corn
  • Mixed fruit jam
  • Pineapple pieces and rings
  • Guava halves
  • Cherry peppers
  • Gooseberries
  • Dried packed beans
  • Dried packed ground nuts
  • Peanut butter

Neelkanth Freshfoods Ltd · Processing and distribution

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