Zigoti Coffee Works Limited (ZCWL) is a Ugandan coffee processing company that was amongst the pioneer local coffee processors to build its own primary processing plant that has enabled it to be a growing business enterprise in the Ugandan coffee sector. This was after the dissolution of the Coffee Marketing Board — A government organisation that had a monopoly to market Uganda’s coffee before the liberalisation of the economy in 1987. Founded on March 12th 1992, Zigoti Coffee Works Limited has its offices and main headquarters on plot 104/1 05 5th Street in Industrial Area. Founded on March 12th 1992, Zigoti Coffee Works Limited has its offices and main headquarters on plot 104/1 05 5th Street in Industrial Area.
Founded mainly as a family run business, ZCWL is deep in the coffee business in the form of purchasing, processing, roasting and exporting the coffee across the world mainly in Europe, America and Asia.
In 2006 ZCWL started a farmer based strategy that by coordinating and starting up farmer groups and cooperatives to ably create a supply chain of high quality coffees through proper control of primary processing and both pre and post harvest methods to reduce the level of production loss. This culminated to the Japanese Agricultural Standard certificate with some of the farmer groups in Elgon region. This made it possible for the export of organic certified coffees to Japan such as Natural Robusta sc1800,sc1500,sc1200, sc1199, black beans, Natural Arabica (drugar) Washed Arabica AA,AB We can handle exports of up to 10 containers a month. Our machine capacity is 4tonnes per hour which produces green beans products packed in 60kg gunny bags We mainly supply products such as natural Robusta sc1800 natural Robusta sc1500 natural Robusta sc1200 natural Robusta sc1199 natural Robusta black beans Natural Arabica (drugar) Washed Arabica AA Washed Arabica AB Roasted beans products in 1kg& 500gms , roasts: dark, medium & light Grinds: 250gms 100gms 500gms
zicofe in the community
We offer various training to our workers to empower them to move up the skills ladder.
Diversity & Inclusion
At ZICOFE we encourage diversity as we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to bring something to the table.
We have a great work culture at ZICOFE. we try to help every member of the zicofe community have the opportunity to improve on both technical and personal skills through programs such as our mentorship programs which encourage leadership building.
We help farmers etc acquire the skills needed to help them boost their production capacity .
We encourage community building by fostering community based collaboration for example in Mityana we have various schemes to encourage everyone to participate more in the economy.
In The Media
Our executives constantly offer the latest information and insights on the coffee industry and the latest products through different media.