Welcome to Hippo Limited
Hippo Limited is a wholly owned Ghanaian company originally founded in 1983 as a sole proprietorship and engaged in general commodity trading, with its operation based in Kumasi. The company, which was reincorporated as a limited liability company in 1992, become the forerunner of Hippo Group of Companies. Hippo Limited has borne off-shoot companies including Rainbow 2000 Limited, Hippo Transport Limited, Hippo Estates and Construction Limited, Hippo Farms Limited and Hippo Management and Consultancy Services.
Hippo Limited imports commodities for commercial distribution in Ghana. Over the years, the company has established extensive distribution network with more than 500 customers all over Ghana based on solid long term relationships. From a modest beginning; buying and selling rice and sugar from local Importers, Hippo Limited has grown tremendously to become one of the major commercial importer of consumable commodities in Ghana and operating from Tema industrial area.
Our Vision:To be the leading supplier of edible commodities in Ghana and beyond.
Our Mission:To create real value for all stakeholders in providing edible commodities to the consumers market in Ghana and beyond.
Our Strategy:The focus has envisioned establishing Sugar Estates and Refinery in Ghana in collaboration with ED&F MAN Sugar Limited.
Since 2000 when the Company started importing rice and sugar, Hippo Limited has developed close relationships with both import supply sources and local distribution outlets resulting in the solid supply chain network the company currently enjoys. Consequently, from 2009 Hippo Limited has been the leading importer of sugar in Ghana. Our key strengths is the partnership with ED&F MAN SUGAR Limited in London, which is the world’s leading sugar trading company and the internal logistical capacity offered by a sister Transport Company, Hippo Transport Limited. Additionally, Hippo Limited has developed vital facilities and structures to support its operation and reduce associated risks. Key facilities are internal warehousing capacity providing 150,000 metric tonnes of storage, including custom bonded warehousing, internal logistical strength of 200 cargo trucks, modern office facilities, marine and storage insurance policies on imported goods and insurance policies on goods in transit transported across the length and breath of the country and beyond. The Company is securing additional 50 MAN trucks expanding its transport fleet and capacity.