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a) Inception of the company as Chemicals Importer and Foreign Trade Auxiliary Agent

JIGRA was established and become operational in 2009; since the date of its establishment, it has been endeavoring to hold the forefront line in supplying of chemicals to its customers in Ethiopia. Because of its unique and systematic approach in the market, the company becomes successful and leader as House of Chemicals at its young age. Our dynamic supply chain system is quality-oriented and customer-focused, consistent and ethical with the sense of good partnership. Our scope of supply gets expand from time to time through our business development strategy.

As member of Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and legally registered chemicals importer and distributor by EPDRF Ministry of Trade in Ethiopia, JIGRA has years of rich experience to supply:

  • Soap, Detergent & Cosmetics Chemicals
  • Tannery & Shoes Chemicals
  • Textile & Laundry Chemicals
  • Food, Beverage & Brewery Chemicals
  • Water & Boiler Treatment Chemicals
  • Drilling & Mining Chemicals
  • Sugar Chemicals
  • Metal & Electroplating chemicals
  • Paints & Solvent Chemicals
  • Construction Chemicals
  • Laboratory Chemicals
  • Foam, Rubber & Plastic Chemicals
  • Agro Chemicals

We have allied with dependable oversea sources in the world to source the chemicals and supply to local customers from our stock and act as professional foreign trade auxiliary agent to indent businesses to link the emerging local customers with the international sources in cost-effective, sustainable and ethical way.

JIGRA is the opening Ethiopian company in making quality and customer satisfaction a way of life and managing the business with technical knowledge and high skilled professions.

b) Exporter of agricultural products

Our company has made a policy decision to play its national role in generating foreign currency to support the nation as well as to address our company’s fast growing demand of the chemicals from its giant customers bases built nearly for a decade through exporting of the country’s agricultural products by understanding the standard requirements of the global customers. Therefore; our company is very committed to repeat its success of in the import of chemicals; here in exporting of the agricultural demand by paying all the necessary attention and professionalism ethics, efforts and understandings of the quality requirements.

Moreover, Ethiopia is a the most blessed nation in the planet which can grow different crops and plants naturally from its fertile lands, rains and rivers as well as its people have ancient civilizations and rich experience in traditional organic agricultural activities; our company is very interested to promote these organic products of the nation and its people for the world market through its export window.

Area of our Export businesses

Pulses

  • Haricot Beans
  • Mange Beans
  • Chick peas

The major sources of pulses are North, South Gondar, Shoa, East Gojam, Modjo and Ziway area of the country.

FABA Beans (Bagela)

FABA Beans (Bagela)

Chick Peas (Kabuli) (Shinbra Dube)

Chick Peas (Kabuli) (Shinbra Dube)

Chick Peas (Kabuli) (Shinbra Dube)

Chickpeas -Desi (Shinbra/ Garbanzo Beans)

Chickpeas -Desi (Shinbra/ Garbanzo Beans)

Chickpeas -Desi (Shinbra/ Garbanzo Beans)

Red Kidney Beans (Qey Boloqea )

The Light Speakled Beans (Nech Zengurgur Boloqe)

RED SPEAKLED BEANS (Qey Zengurgur Boloqe)

White Pea Beans (Nech Boloqe)

White Pea Beans (Nech Boloqe)

Soya Beans (Akuri Ater)

Soya Beans (Akuri Ater)

Soya Beans (Akuri Ater)

Green Grams (Mung / Masho)

Green Grams (Mung / Masho)

Green Grams (Mung / Masho)

Oil Seeds

  • Sesame Seeds
  • Peeled Sesame
  • Niger Seeds

We export natural whitish sesame seeds humera and metema type as well as Wollega type.

VETCH SEEDS (Guaya)

Sesame Seeds -Whitish HUMERA (Selit)

Sesame Seeds - Redish - (Qey Selit)

Sesame Seeds - Redish - (Qey Selit)

Sesame Seeds (Whitish) - WOLLEGA (Selit)

Sesame Seeds (Whitish) - WOLLEGA (Selit)

SUFFLOWER SEEDS (Suf)

SUFFLOWER SEEDS (Suf)

LIN SEEDS (Telba)

LIN SEEDS (Telba)

Ground Nuts (Ocholoni)

Spices

  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Cumin seed

Ginger (Zingible)

Turmeric (Erid)

Coriander Seed (Dinbilal)

Black Cumins Seed (Tikur Azmud)

c) Human Resources

JIGRA was established and managed by professional’s family members and management staffs who are really well experienced in production, marketing, quality management and import-export businesses for more many years. That is why the company became well known house of chemicals and choice of the local customers in Ethiopia in short period of time.

On top of this, the company is also equipped with highly experienced, competent, energetic and young sourcing, finance/administration, sales and marketing personnel who are graduates of business management, engineering and sciences with very good knowledge and invaluable experiences in real environments and with the right attitudes.

d) Strategic Location and company facilities:

Our company office is located at the pulse of trade as well as at the heart of the country’s socio-economic and political activities and which is also the destination and head quarters of international organizations, institutions, companies and embassies - Addis Ababa-Ethiopia. Our office is specifically located in Addis Ababa city at Bole 24 in front of New National Sport and Youth Academy on the Road of from Imperial Hotel (Bob Marley Square) to Bole 17 Health Center with satellite store that contains different range of chemicals which enables us to show and provide samples of the chemicals as well as to do one-stop shopping to our customers during their visit at our office. This strategic location helps us to work with different local and international companies and institutes.

Our main warehouse is located in Dukem, Oromia region hub of the industries, 35km from Addis Ababa due east and same distance 35km from Modjo Dry Port which has more than three sheds which cover more than 2,500 square meters in the total area of 8,000 square meters that has extra space for further expansion and construction of warehouse upon the demand of the work volume.

e) New Investment:

Jigra International is moving in the right direction in its success route and has leased 25,000 square meter investment lands for its future production facility in the manufacturing sector from Amhara Regional Government Sate, North Shoa Zone, at Chacha town 110km from Addis Ababa due north east.