List of sugar manufacturers in Tanzania

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This is a list of sugar manufacturers in Tanzania[1]

Output and market share[edit]

As of December 2017, the output and market share of each manufacturer is summarized in the table below:[6]

Annual Output & Market Share of Sugar Manufacturers in Tanzania
Rank Name of Manufacturer 2014 Output (Metric tonnes) Market Share (%)
1 Kilombero Sugar Company Limited
2 Tanganyika Planting Company Limited
3 Kagera Sugar Limited
4 Mtibwa Sugar Estates Limited
  • Totals may be a little off due to rounding.

In May 2017, The East African reported that annual production was at about 320,000 metric tonnes against domestic consumption of about 420,000 metric tonnes.[7] By February 2019, national production was estimated at about 300,000 metric tonnes annually, with national annual consumption of about 670,000 metric tonnes, of which 515,000 metric tonnes were for domestic consumption and the other 155,000 metric tonnes were for industrial use.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tairo, Apolinari (16 April 2016). "Tanzanian MPs petition president over sugar ban". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d (2016). "Sugar Supply and Demand in Tanzania, 2016". Dar es Salaam: Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d Malanga, Alex (16 September 2018). "End sugar smuggling immediately, says Prime Minister". The Citizen (Tanzania). Dar es Salaam. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  4. ^ The Guardian Reporter (19 December 2016). "Cash-Rich NSSF, PPF to Invest Billions in "Risky" Joint Venture". The Guardian (Tanzania). Dar es Salaam. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  5. ^ Bernard Lugongo (31 December 2018). "Bakhresa Kicks Off Sugar Production". Daily News (Tanzania). Dar es Salaam. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f SBT (31 December 2014). "Sugar Board of Tanzania: Production Data". Dar es Salaam: Sugar Board of Tanzania (SBT). Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  7. ^ Matsiko, Philomena (2 May 2017). "Why price of refined sugar has surged across East Africa". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  8. ^ John Namkwahe (21 February 2019). "Government backtracks on order banning sugar imports". The Citizen (Tanzania). Dar es Salaam. Retrieved 21 February 2019.

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