Zambeef Products

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IndustryFood, clothing
HeadquartersLusaka, Zambia
Key people
Faith Mukutu (CEO)
ProductsMeat, dairy, eggs, animal feed, leather
Number of employees

According to its website, Zambeef is the largest beef producer in Zambia.[1] The company also provides feedlot services, and manufactures milk, chicken, eggs, leather and shoes. The company operates a fast food restaurant chain and a trucking company, including a fleet of refrigerated trucks. Zambeef grows crops, including wheat, maize, lucerne and soybeans, produces feed, and operates feed processing plants.[2] Its subsidiaries include Master Meats Production Company, of Nigeria.[3] The company's export business is active, especially throughout southern Africa.

Zambeef also has a concessionary agreement with Shoprite to run all their butcheries.

'Zambeef claims to have a good Corporate social responsibility programme, since 2007 it has supported the African football social enterprise Alive & Kicking, giving it space on its Zamleather site as well as start up contributions.[4]

Zambeef is listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of over US$70 million.[5]

In July 2022, Zambeef signed a ZMW 570.0 million (US$35.0 million) debt facility with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) to partially fund its Mpongwe Farm expansion of US$ 100.0 million that the company announced in June 2022.[6]



  • Slaughters 60,000 cattle per year
  • Produces 8 million liters of milk per year
  • Processes 3.5 million chickens per year
  • Produces 20 million eggs per year
  • Produces 120 million tons of feed per
  • Processes 90,000 hides per year
  • Operates over 80 retail butcheries
  • Operates the in-store meat departments of the Shoprite supermarket chain

Zambeef brands include:

  • Novatek
  • Zambeef
  • Zamchick
  • Zamchick Egg
  • Zamchick Inns
  • Zamflour
  • Zam Milk
  • Zamsip
  • Zamleather Limited
  • Zamshu


  1. ^ "Home - ZAMBEEF Products PLC". ZAMBEEF Products PLC. Retrieved 2017-08-16.
  2. ^ "Novatek animal feeds - ZAMBEEF Products PLC". ZAMBEEF Products PLC. 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  3. ^ Geographical Representation
  4. ^ "Alive & Kicking partners".
  5. ^ "LuSE". Retrieved 2017-08-16.
  6. ^ luse (18 July 2022). "SENS-Announcement-Zambeef-IFC-Funding" (PDF). Retrieved 19 July 2022.

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