AU Commission Chairperson pays courtesy call to Meatco

18 May 2018

African Union Commission Chairperson, His Excellency Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, and a delegation from nine member states led by African Union Spokesperson, Ebba Kalondo, visited Meatco on 08 May 2018.

The visit, which was aimed at educating the delegation on Meatco’s business model and on how the company is contributing to Namibia’s economic development, trade and continental integration, took place at the Meatco Windhoek Factory Cafeteria.

Meatco’s Executive: Marketing and Sales, Cyprianus Khaiseb gave an overview of Meatco’s business, composition of revenue and production operations.

He also spoke about Meatco’s Mobile Slaughter Unit (MSU) in the Northern Communal Area (NCA), which is the first of its kind in Africa.

The MSU was manufactured in the United States according to our specifications.

The delegation was also informed about some of the end user retail and brand customers of Meatco’s beef products around the globe such as Woolworths, McDonald’s, Wimpy and Heinz.

The visit, which formed part of the African Union Commission interface business meetings with corporate Namibia, was facilitated by the Namibian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development (MITSMED).