Olam Agri Named Best Company In Agri-Business In Ghana At The AGI Awards 2022

Olam Agri asserted its position as the market leader in agri-business in Ghana when it was voted the Best Company in Agri-business at the Association of Ghana Industries’ 11th Ghana Industries and Quality Awards 2022 held in Accra over the weekend.

The company received this recognition for its role in enhancing sustainable growth in agricultural development within the country by ensuring best practices along the value chain in its quest to transform the Agriculture industry in Ghana and West Africa.

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is a business association with over 1,200 members, comprising small, medium, and large-scale manufacturing and service industries in Agro-processing (food and beverages), agri-business, pharmaceuticals, electronics and electrical, telecommunications, information technology, utilities, service industries, transport, construction, textiles, garments, and leather, banking, and advertising.

The annual awards ceremony is designed to recognise excellence and innovation by member companies and honour its members for their outstanding performances within the year under review. This year’s ceremony was held on the theme “Leveraging Public-Private Collaborations to facilitate Business Recovery”. Olam Agri was adjudged the “Best Company, Agri-business" in 2022 after extensive evaluation by a team of expert committee members.

Amit Agrawal, Country Head of Olam Agri in Ghana, commenting on this recognition, said, "We are elated about this award. At Olam Agri, we are passionate about the development of agriculture and agri-business. We believe that the sustainability of our economy is largely dependent on the sustainable growth of the agriculture industry. Through our continued collaboration with the government and various development agencies, we intend to do more to transform the agriculture sector to make it more future-proof. This recognition, I believe, will go a long way toward reaffirming our commitment to this great course."