Gatefarms International Trade plc is a family business with long experience in the marketing of agro-commodities in Ethiopia. The reliability and performance has allowed us continued growth and continued market presence since its inception in 1997. The history of Gatefarms began as small-scale rosehip and sesame growers with a small production of wellega sesame seeds and rosehip tea parchment in the town of Illubabor, State of Oromiya, Ethiopia, and today the company has established itself as a strong agro-export complex with products ranging from spices and herbs, oilseeds and pulses with a capacity production of bulk agro-commodities export of 25,000 bags per month on average.
The trajectory, experience and deep knowledge of the environment from the base, has allowed the company to transform difficulties and crisis in growing opportunities, even in the toughest times of recent history of the Ethiopian agro-commodities.
Exports and Imports:
Headquarter located in Sebeta 24km stratigicaly positioned next to Ethio-Djibouty Sebeta cargo train station, newly built and inaugurated. The organization employs permanent personnel of managerial and secretarial levels, and hundreds are employed during harvest seasons on contract basis, supervised by strict quality control procedures to clean, pack and prepare quality commodities for the international market.
We utilize our cleaning facilities in 1. Sebeta, 2.Alemgena, 3. and in contract basis in Nazret (99 Kms South-East of Addis Ababa).
Our reason for being
Gatefarms International Trade has established itself as a solid enterprise, committed to the marketing of Ethiopian agro-commodities, characterized by its efficiency in production, processing, threshing and exports one of the best food products, giving particular attention to the welfare of the farmer as a basis for the sustainability of the activity in the future.
We, at Gatefarms International project for 2016 as leaders in the marketing of agro commodities, known for high quality products and processes, with a large group of strategic suppliers and customers and advanced risk management, supported by a highly trained co-workers, structured processes and systems for continuous improvement in production efficiency.
ETHIOPIAN INSPECTION AGENCY FOR AGRO & NON AGRO PRODUCTS --- GATEFARMS INSPECTION CERTIFIED PRODUCTS---
ETHIOPIAN HORTICULTURE PRODUCERS AND EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION --- MEMBER ---
ETHIOPIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE --- MEMBER ---
To be one of East Africa's Premier distribution company in Ethiopian Agricultural products and services by 2022.