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Company Profile

FMCG Division

Dembe Trading Enterprises Limited was founded in 1997 in Kampala, Uganda by Mr Anil Damani, a 3rd Generation Ugandan.  Dembe is now the largest FMCG Distribution House in East Africa, with it's headquartered in Kampala, Uganda with wholly owned but independently run operations in each East African Country.  Dembe represents some of the world’s finest FMCG brands and several of the finest own brands (manufactured by us) in each sector.  

FMCD Division

Dembe is the Authorised Distributor of highly reputable Fast Moving Consumer Durable brands such as Philips.

Manufacturing Division 

Dembe manufactures several top quality brands in Uganda including: "Ubisco" Biscuits, Uganda's no.1 Biscuit brand, "Snack Attack" Crisps and Corn Snacks, "Odorex" Hand Sanitizers, "Hermela" Bathing Soaps, "Wakisha" Candles and Matches, "Rio" Candles, Matches and Shoe Cream.  Dembe's sister company Ponders manufactures "Snowman's" Ice Cream, Yoghurt and Cheese.  Dembe and Ponders both use a variety of Cold Chain vehicles to transport the perishables around the region, and as a consequence have now become the largest fleet of purpose dedicated cold chain vehicles in Uganda.  This ability to effectively combine Cold Chain with Mass Market FMCG Distribution is what makes the Company a  multi-faceted leader in its field.

Real Estate Division

Lakewood Estate is a sprawling residential complex set in the woods and lush surroundings of Mbuya Hill, Kampala, an upscale residential neighborhood.  The Estate consists of one, two and three bedroom Apartments, Penthouses and Houses with facilities such as Gymnasiums, Swimming Pools, Health Clubs and serene Gardens. The Hill has long benefitted from seclusion as well as being relatively close to the Central Business District and Industrial Area.  With beautiful view of Lake Victoria, the Lakewood Estate is the perfect place to relax after a long working day.