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Top 10 Meat Processing Companies In Kenya

Meat Processing

Meat Processing involves slaughtering animals, cutting the meat, inspecting it to ensure that it is safe for consumption, packaging it, processing it into other products such as sausage or lunch meats, delivering it to stores, and selling it to customers.

Kenya Meat Commission

The Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) was formed in 1950 through an act of parliament with the objective of providing a ready market for livestock farmers and providing high-quality meat and meat products to consumers.

It is a public institution and by far the oldest and the most experienced meat processor in Kenya and the larger East African region.

KMC was re-opened on 26th June 2006 after 15 years of closure with the objective of promoting the meat industry in Kenya, both domestic and for export. It was expected that with its huge capacity, it would complement government efforts in Kenya’s economic recovery.

KMC is a fully integrated meat processor whose strength lies in the unrivaled efficiency of its meat processing plants along with its ability to process high volumes of quality meat in line with consumer tastes and preferences.

East Meat Supplies Ltd

EastMeat supplies limited is a leading specialist in pure indigenous chicken and beef meat processing company in the Republic of Kenya. The company was founded in November 2015. 

This scale and specialization facilitate a customer-focused, cost-efficient quality beef and pure indigenous chicken product with the customer proposition “big enough to deliver, small enough to care

Farmers Choice

In 1975 The Block Hotel group established Kenya Meat Processors Ltd, a slaughter and processing facility with the sole purpose of supplying hotels with reliable pork products. In 1980 Meat Processors LTD was renamed Farmer’s Choice Ltd. (FCL). Farmer’s Choice LTD then received an export license.

Farmer’s Choice was founded in 1980, with the central purpose of selling fresh and processed pork products to all income groups in Kenya. To this day, the core business of Farmer’s Choice has been the production of fresh sausages, bacon, ham, and pork.

Beef has also become an important supplementary product. In the mid-1980s, the company expanded into pig production, establishing a new butchery complex and slaughterhouse at Kahawa West just outside Nairobi.

An essential feature of this development was Total Quality Control from the beginning to the end of the production process.


Kenchic Limited is the leading producer of poultry in East and Central Africa. At its inception, the company’s main activity was the production of broiler and layer day-old chicks.

Over the years the company has expanded operations to include processed chicken and further processed products. The company started its operations in 1984. The company’s Head Office is in Exsan House along Enterprise road.

Kenchic is proud to be the largest integrated poultry operation in East and Central Africa and deals in day-old chicks, processed chicken meat, and further processed products such as smoked sausages, choma sausages & sausages.


KenMeat is the largest slaughterhouse and meat processing facility in Eastern and Central Africa. It is established under the export processing authority based in Export Processing Zone EPZ Athi-River, Kenya which is close to the airport, just about 15 minutes drive.

It is an integrated abattoir spread across a 5-acre plot; operating a modern integrated meat processing complex incorporating livestock stockyards, mechanized abattoirs, carcass chillers, deboning, blast freezing, packing, and cold room warehouses sections.

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East Meat Supplies Ltd

Eastmeat Supplies is a leading agribusiness specialist in pure indigenous chicken, shoats, and beef meat processing company in Kenya.  It was founded in November 2015 and duly registered the same year. 

Scale and specialization facilitate a customer-focused experience that offers affordable quality pure indigenous chicken and livestock products.

We invest in the farmers’ training, standards, systems & processes, and product development as well as efficient delivery methods to meet our objective to deliver products consistently throughout the year meeting freshness, quality, and tenderness.

Choice Meats

Choice Meats is a state–of–the–art Halal slaughterhouse and butchery located at Kahawa West, on the outskirts of Nairobi. The first phase of this modern Halal processing plant was commissioned in 2010 to serve Halal customers with high-quality meat products, both locally and internationally.

The facility which is part of the Farmer’s Choice Group is a joint venture between The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), and Nortura of Norway.

Its design and operations are certified under ISO 22000:2005 on Food Safety Management Systems and the facility is licensed for exports by the Director of Veterinary Services Choice Meats is Halal certified by both the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) and the Kenya Bureau of Halal Certification (KBHC), who closely monitor the operations.

P.O. BOX 47791-00100 NAIROBI,KENYA
TEL:    +254 0701- 561-883 (0) 20-6361631/2
FAX +254 (0)20-26065847
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Quality Meat Packers

Quality Meat Packers Limited (QMP) is a privately owned company with a commitment to quality and innovation. “Agribusiness is the future of this country’s economy,” according to Diamond Velji and Rita Velji, the Directors of Quality Meat Packers Limited (QMP).

The two, who happen to be husband and wife, are on a mission to pass on the knowledge that they have acquired over the years in agribusiness.

Kenya Meat Processors Ltd

Kenya meat processors Branded as K M P was incorporated in the year 2014. KMP runs three distinct but complementary business units under it.

  • Poultry farming business,
  • Meat trading (supplies and butcheries) business.
  • Restaurant, and Outside food catering business.
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