"...The avocado is a food without rival among the fruits, the veritable fruit of paradise."
Rungwe Avocado Company (RAC) is involved in the Production and Packing of avocados for the export market.
Rungwe Avocado Company is proud to be located in one of Tanzania’s “ever green” prime agricultural districts of Rungwe in Mbeya Region. With farms and Growers around the 3rd highest mountain in Tanzania (Mt Rungwe Forestry Reserve), on rich volcanic soils and production altitudes range from 800 to 1600 metres above sea level.
“Avocado is our Business”
RAC’s mission is to be the leader in Avocado Exports from Tanzania.
This is to be achieved through provision of extensive training and development to our Extension Team and farmers.
Rungwe Avocado Company was established in 2009. Its crop comes from its Commercial Farms and Outgrowers . Both the Commercial Farms and Outgrowers are Global GAP certified. The company had its first exports to EU in 2014.
The Senior Management of RAC has extensive knowledge and experience of the horticulture industry. It is supported by a very young energetic team of Extension and Technical officers.
“ Our Staff is our biggest Asset”
Rungwe Avocado Sources its fruit from its Commercial Farms.
We also have a Commercial and Small Scale grower base of over 4100 farmers all in Rungwe and Busokelo Districts of Mbeya.
Rungwe Avocado Company is committed to plough back to the community in which it operates its business.
(i) Rungwe Avocado provide education Support by donating building materials, construction of classrooms and toilets in various primary and secondary schools in Rungwe and Busokelo districts. More than 400 bags of cement have been donated to various school in Rungwe districts.
(ii) Construction of Community infrastructures (bridges and road maintenance) in various villages whereby we operate.
(iii) We provide study tours and attachment on modern agriculture farming and entire agribusiness skills to secondary schools, local groups, universities, colleges, Government officials and community at large.
(iv) We support community nutrition by donating avocado fruits to various schools and prisons around the district.