GURU NANAK OIL MILLS U LTD-LIRA UGANDA
A HOUSE OF ORGANIC NATURAL PRODUCTS
PURE NATURAL CERTIFIED ORGANIC SHEA BUTTER
GURU NANAK OIL MILLS WAS PROMOTED IN 1997 BY Mr.SURJIT SINGH AND HIS FAMILY.
Background of promoter of this innovation project (SHEA BUTTER UGANDA PROJECT):
Mr Surjit Singh, highly qualified engineer, technician and technocrat with 40 years of experience in oil/soaps/detergents has innovated this Shea Butter Uganda® project in Uganda. Mr Singh a Ugandan citizen has invested about Four Millon USD in land and building, plant and machinery, research and developments, product and packaging development, organic certification, research lab etc .in this innovation project in Lira.
GURU NANAK OIL MILLS is a medium size oil mill, extracting SHEA BUTTER OIL from shea nuts and is manufacturer of various shea cosmetics, shea soap in northern Uganda.
The operations of this factory is benefiting farmers from the districts of Lira, Apac, Gulu, Kitgum, Pader, Soroti, Kotido, Kaberamaido, Orungo, Atiak, Kyoga, Katakwi, Moroto, Kumi, Amolatar, Oyam Otuke and Alebtong. This is because the mentioned districts are leading in the production of the shea nuts trees .
Among the industries available in northern Uganda, vegetable oil extraction is leading in the region, of which we want to assure you that, this is a creation of a source of income for the population.
GNOM – helps women in Northern Uganda, formerly called IDP camps. GNOM offer cash for the she nuts and collect them from up country and also provide training for shea nut collections, practice and procedures. GNOM- ADD VALUES, sell it locally and export,
GNOM also creating awareness among the community to protect these valuable trees in up country to protect these God gifted trees to Uganda.
Mr Singh vision is to provide affordable natural skin care shea butter Uganda products to our community in Uganda and world community at large for healthier skin care.
I am pleased to inform you today that, though exports are very small in very small volume, but today we are exporting the shea butter to USA, UK, EUROPE, and Japan, Middle East, UAE and we have plans to explore more export markets. But we have created shea butter Uganda presence in the world market by attending so many international exhibitions in various countries. NOW PEOPLE KNOW WHAT IS SHEA BUTTER UGANDA.
Guru nanak oil mill was the first company in lira industrial area to start oil milling in 1998. Because of the government effort to end the war in northern Uganda , that has attracted Guru Nanak Oil Mills to further invest in Lira in soap manufacturing- a new project to be used to produce high quality shea soap. With this peace even more companies like Mukwano, Mountmerru millers and Nile agro are investing huge amount of investment in lira.
We salute the Gov. to bring peace in north.