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African Cotton Industries Ltd

African Cotton Industries Ltd Contacts

African Cotton has been in the manufacturing, supply and distribution of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) space in East Africa for over 50 years and is the leading manufacturer of cotton wool in East and Central Africa. Formed in 1954, the company has grown into an organisation with operations in Nairobi and Mombasa, running several manufacturing and production lines, and employing over 400 staff across East Africa.

Our range of quality products is extensive, covering cotton wool, ear buds, feminine towels, toilet paper and tissue products – and we have been the supplier of choice in the region for medical products such as gauze, surgical dressings and gloves (examination and surgical). Our clients range from large retail chains to Governments and International NGOs, making brands such as Dove®, Tena® and Flora® household names across markets including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and the Congo.

The firm has ambitious growth targets in the short-medium term, and with the backing of a strong team and region that has seen extensive growth in recent times, will be looking to surpass these expectations in the new decade – building Kenya through investments and employment.

African Cotton Industries is a recognised member of Kenya Association of Manufacturers ( and Federation of Kenya Employers (
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African Cotton Industries is home to some of the most exciting, inspirational and innovative people in the FMCG industry, passionately working with us to grow our business and nurture our brands. At the heart of our business are core values that define us, moulding us into an employer of choice for talented and ambitious people. The values are brought to life by our guiding purpose “Caring for you with a tender touch” – where we believe in the power of care.
More than just a word, we aim to foster care across our organisation, driving our passion and innovation, the basis for building quality and value across our products and allowing our customers to trust in our brands and what they stand for. Because we want our people to thrive, we are committed to their professional and personal development by offering and creating diverse opportunities. We also seek to maintain a diverse workforce where, the different contributions made by all our employees, through their different personalities, experiences and perspectives, create a stimulating and rewarding working environment.

Having colleagues from many different backgrounds gives us deeper insights into consumer needs and enhances our relationships with all our stakeholders.


Executive Office
3rd Floor Block B, Valley View Office Park,
City Park Drive (Off Limuru Road), Nairobi,
P.O. Box 18317-00500
Nairobi Plant
Mlolongo, Behind Weighbridge,
P.O. Box 18317-00500,
Nairobi, Kenya
Mob: (+254) 712 422 777/ 722 465 222
Tel: (+254) 20 6826177/8
Care (+254) 700 555 999
Finance (+254) 713 372 151

Purchasing (+254) 753 222 555

African Cotton Industries Ltd, Mombasa
P.O. Box 90324-80100
Mombasa, Kenya
Tel (+254) 41 222 5318 | 222 5317 | 222 5316
Mob (+254) 722 351 224 | 733 351 224

African Cotton Industries Ltd