A Brief History
Mea Ltd, is a family company providing Kenyan solutions to Kenyan problems in the agricultural sector.
In 1961, Mea Limited was incorporated. For over 60 years, Mea has been at the service of Kenyan farmers. The first generation of Mea specialized in importation of Fertilizer and blending them to the specific needs of the Kenyan market.
At the beginning on new century, Mea decided to go one step closer to our end-users, Kenyan farmers. The idea was to offer services using the latest innovation and technologies at the time to offer soil testing, water testing and plant tissue analysis to our farmers. This allowed Mea to incrementally innovate our blended fertilizers which today have become an industry standard.
In 2008 the socio-economic landscape of the agricultural sector shifted dramatically. As a result, the team at Mea decided to diversify our portfolio away from simply trading, an embark on a trajectory of Manufacturing. The result being the second iteration of Mea, which resulted in Fertiplant East Africa, aka FEA. The only steam granulation plant in Eastern Africa. This project was led by the families second generation
Kumea is the third iteration of Mea Ltd, led by the families third generation. Kumea is a platform company with our end users, farmers, at the focal point. Kumea works by providing farmers with access, be it finance, inputs, services etc…
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